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Sun Java Runtime Environment Lets Remote Users View Directory Contents
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021310
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021310
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-5350   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Dec 5 2008
Original Entry Date:  Dec 4 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and prior; JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 and prior; SDK and JRE 1.4.2_18 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE). A remote user can view the target user's home directory.

A remote user can create a specially crafted applet or application that, when loaded by the target user, will list the contents of the home directory of the target user.

Henri Torgemane and Sami Koivu reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can view the target user's home directory listing.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following Java SE and Java SE for Business releases for Solaris, Windows and Linux:

* JDK and JRE 6 Update 11 or later
* JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 17 or later
* SDK and JRE 1.4.2_19 or later

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-246266-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-246266-1 (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.
Dec 5 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Sun Java Runtime Environment Lets Remote Users View Directory Contents
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.5.0-sun for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Dec 5 2008 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Sun Java Runtime Environment Lets Remote Users View Directory Contents
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.6.0-sun for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Jan 14 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Sun Java Runtime Environment Lets Remote Users View Directory Contents
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.5.0-ibm for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Jan 14 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Sun Java Runtime Environment Lets Remote Users View Directory Contents
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.6.0-ibm for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
May 7 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Sun Java Runtime Environment Lets Remote Users View Directory Contents
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.5.0-ibm for Red Hat Network Satellite Server.



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