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Java Runtime Environment XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Access Resources
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020457
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020457
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3105, CVE-2008-3106   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 10 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0 Update 15 and prior updates, JDK and JRE 6 Update 6 and prior updates
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Java Runtime Environment (JRE). A remote user can access resources or cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create specially crafted XML data that, when processed by the target user's trusted JAX-WS client or service or an untrusted applet or application, will allow the remote user to access file URLs and web site URLs. It also allows the remote user to cause denial of service conditions on the target user's system.

SDK and JRE 1.4.x and 1.3.x are not affected.

Impact:   A remote user can access file and web URLs.

A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target user's system.

Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

* JDK and JRE 6 Update 7 or later
* JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 or later

JDK and JRE 6 Update 7 is available for download at the following links:

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

http://java.com/

JRE 6 Updates are available through the Java Update tool for Microsoft Windows users.

JDK 6 Update 7 for Solaris is available in the following patches:

* Java SE 6 Update 7 (as delivered in patch 125136-09 or later)
* Java SE 6 Update 7 (as delivered in patch 125137-09 or later (64bit))
* Java SE 6_x86 Update 7 (as delivered in patch 125138-09 or later)
* Java SE 6_x86 Update 7 (as delivered in patch 125139-09 or later (64bit))

JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 is available for download at the following link:

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

JDK 5.0 Update 16 for Solaris is available in the following patches:

* J2SE 5.0 Update 16 (as delivered in patch 118666-17)
* J2SE 5.0 Update 16 (as delivered in patch 118667-17 (64bit))
* J2SE 5.0_x86 Update 16 (as delivered in patch 118668-17)
* J2SE 5.0_x86 Update 16 (as delivered in patch 118669-17 (64bit))

Note: When installing a new version of the product from a source other than a Solaris patch, it is recommended that the old affected versions be removed from your system. To remove old affected versions on the Windows platform, please see:

http://java.com/en/download/help/uninstall_java.xml

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-238628-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-238628-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 14 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Access Resources
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Aug 1 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Access Resources
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Aug 25 2008 (Oracle Issues Fix for BEA JRockit) Java Runtime Environment XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Access Resources
Oracle has issued a fix for BEA JRockit.
Aug 25 2008 (Oracle Issues Fix for BEA JRockit) Java Runtime Environment XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Access Resources
Oracle has issued a fix for BEA JRockit.
Oct 24 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Access Resources
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and Red Hat Enterprise
Dec 19 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Access Resources
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.5.0-bea for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Dec 19 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Access Resources
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.6.0-bea for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.



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