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Java Runtime Environment Bugs in Image Parsing Library Let Remote Users Gain Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019551
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019551
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1193, CVE-2008-1194   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 7 2008
Original Entry Date:  Mar 6 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 14 and prior; 6 Update 4 and and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Java. A remote user can access files on the target user's system. A remote user can cause arbitrary applications on the target user's system to be executed.

A remote user can create a specially crafted applet that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger flaws in the image parsing library to gain access to files on the target system or execute arbitrary applications that reside on the target system.

Some flaws in the color management library may cause JRE to crash.

SDK and JRE 1.4.x and 1.3.x are not affected by these vulnerabilities.

Chris Evans of the Google Security Team reported the privilege escalation vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create an applet that, when loaded by the target user, will access files or execute arbitrary applications on the target user's system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

* JDK and JRE 6 Update 5 or later
* JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 15 or later

JDK and JRE 6 Update 5 is available for download at the following links:

http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp
http://java.com/

JRE 6 update 5 is available through the Java Update Tool for Microsoft Windows users.

JDK 6 Update 5 for Solaris is available in the following patches:

* Java SE 6: update 5 (as delivered in patch 125136-07 or later)
* Java SE 6: update 5 (as delivered in patch 125137-07 or later (64bit))
* Java SE 6_x86: update 5 (as delivered in patch 125138-07 or later)
* Java SE 6_x86: update 5 (as delivered in patch 125139-07 or later (64bit))

JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 15 is available for download at the following link:

http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index_jdk5.jsp

JDK 5.0 Update 15 for Solaris is available in the following patches:

* J2SE 5.0: update 15 (as delivered in patch 118666-16 or later)
* J2SE 5.0: update 15 (as delivered in patch 118667-16 or later (64bit))
* J2SE 5.0_x86: update 15 (as delivered in patch 118668-16 or later)
* J2SE 5.0_x86: update 15 (as delivered in patch 118669-16 or later (64bit))

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233325-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233325-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 7 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment Bugs in Image Parsing Library Let Remote Users Gain Privileges
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 4 and 5.
Apr 3 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment Bugs in Image Parsing Library Let Remote Users Gain Privileges
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.5.0-ibm for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 4 and 5.
Apr 16 2008 (BEA Issues Fix for JRockit) Java Runtime Environment Bugs in Image Parsing Library Let Remote Users Gain Privileges
BEA has issued a fix for JRockit.
Apr 28 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment Bugs in Image Parsing Library Let Remote Users Gain Privileges
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.5.0-bea on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Apr 28 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment Bugs in Image Parsing Library Let Remote Users Gain Privileges
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.6.0-bea for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
May 19 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment Bugs in Image Parsing Library Let Remote Users Gain Privileges
Red Hat has released a fix Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.
Jun 18 2008 (VMware Issues Fix for ESX Server) Java Runtime Environment Bugs in Image Parsing Library Let Remote Users Gain Privileges
VMware has issued a fix for VMware ESX Server.



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