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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0243

Original release date: 01/17/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in Sun JDK and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 9 and earlier, SDK and JRE 1.4.2_12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.3.1_18 and earlier allows applets to gain privileges via a GIF image with a block with a 0 width field, which triggers memory corruption.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200702-07
External Source: MISC
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307177
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24202
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/d2f549cc040cd81ae4a268bb5edfe918.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0211
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23757
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070117 ZDI-07-005: Sun Microsystems Java GIF File Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0956
External Source: BEA
Name: BEA07-172.00
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0936
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24993
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200702-08
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24468
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-005.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26049
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102760
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#388289
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:045
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-12-14
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070121 Sun Microsystems Java GIF File Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability Prove Of Concept Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0166
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24189
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2158
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32834
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26119
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071318
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25283
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1814
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/4f850d1e2b871db609de64ec70f0089c.html
External Source: XF
Name: jre-gif-bo(31537)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0167
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28115
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017520
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26645
External Source: BID
Name: 22085
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0261
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4224
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27203
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-022A
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11073

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11073
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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