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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Oracle Java Web Start Vendors:   Sun
Java Web Start Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Applications on the Target User's System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019552
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019552
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1196   (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): SDK and JRE 1.4.2_16 and prior; JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 14 and prior; 6 Update 4 and and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Java Web Start. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted applet that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in Java Web Start to gain access to files on the target user's system or execute arbitrary applications located on the target system.

CERT/CC reported this vulnerability.

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
* SDK and JRE 1.4.2_17 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))

SDK and JRE 1.4.2 is available for download at:

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/download.html

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233327-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-233327-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary 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 Web Start Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Applications on the Target User's System
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 4 and 5.
Apr 3 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Web Start Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Applications on the Target User's System
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.5.0-ibm for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 4 and 5.
May 19 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Web Start Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Applications on the Target User's System
Red Hat has released a fix Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.
Jun 18 2008 (VMware Issues Fix for ESX Server) Java Web Start Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Applications on the Target User's System
VMware has issued a fix for VMware ESX Server.
Jul 14 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Web Start Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Applications on the Target User's System
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.4.2-ibm on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 Extras and 5 Supplementary.



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