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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Sun Java Web Proxy Server Vendors:   Sun
Sun Java Web Proxy Server FTP Subsystem Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020696
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020696
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3683   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 9 2009
Original Entry Date:  Aug 13 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.0 through 4.0.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sun Java Web Proxy Server. A remote or local user can cause denial of service conditions.

The FTP subsystem does not properly close old connections. A remote or local user can exploit this flaw to prevent the proxy server from accepting new connections.

Joxean Koret reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can prevent the proxy server from accepting new connections.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 with Service Pack 6 or later
* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 with patch 120981-14 or later

x86 Platform

* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 with Service Pack 6 or later
* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 with patch 120982-14 or later

Linux

* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 with Service Pack 6 or later
* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 with patch 120983-14 orlater

HP-UX

* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 with Service Pack 6 or later
* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 with patch 123532-04 or later

Windows

* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 with Service Pack 6 or later
* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0 through 4.0.5 without patch 126325-04 or later

Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 4.0.7 is available for download at:
https://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/CDS-CDS_SMI-Site/en_US/-/USD/ViewProductDetail-Start?ProductRef=SJPrxySrv-4.0.7-OTH-G-F@CDS-CDS_SMI

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-240327-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-240327-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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