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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Sun Java Wireless Toolkit Vendors:   Sun
Sun Java Wireless Toolkit Buffer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021414
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021414
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-5662   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Dec 23 2008
Original Entry Date:  Dec 16 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.5.2 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sun Java Wireless Toolkit for CLDC. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user in the Wireless Toolkit, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target Wireless Toolkit process.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.5.2_01), available at:

http://java.sun.com/products/sjwtoolkit/

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-247566-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-247566-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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