CentOS Update for java CESA-2009:0377 centos5 i386

Published: 2011-08-09 06:20:34
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the 'java' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
java on CentOS 5

Technical Details:
These Linux Distribution Packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 6 Software Development Kit. The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains the software and tools that users need to run applications written using the Java programming language. A flaw was found in the way that the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) handled temporary font files. A malicious applet could use this flaw to use large amounts of disk space, causing a denial of service. (CVE-2006-2426) A memory leak flaw was found in LittleCMS (embedded in OpenJDK). An application using color profiles could use excessive amounts of memory, and possibly crash after using all available memory, if used to open specially-crafted images. (CVE-2009-0581) Multiple integer overflow flaws which could lead to heap-based buffer overflows, as well as multiple insufficient input validation flaws, were found in the way LittleCMS handled color profiles. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially-crafted image file which could cause a Java application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code when opened. (CVE-2009-0723, CVE-2009-0733) A null pointer dereference flaw was found in LittleCMS. An application using color profiles could crash while converting a specially-crafted image file. (CVE-2009-0793) A flaw in the Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) service endpoint handling could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service on the server application hosting the JAX-WS service endpoint. (CVE-2009-1101) A flaw in the way the Java Runtime Environment initialized LDAP connections could allow a remote, authenticated user to cause a denial of service on the LDAP service. (CVE-2009-1093) A flaw in the Java Runtime Environment LDAP client could allow malicious data from an LDAP server to cause arbitrary code to be loaded and then run on an LDAP client. (CVE-2009-1094) Several buffer overflow flaws were found in the Java Runtime Environment unpack200 functionality. An untrusted applet could extend its privileges, allowing it to read and write local files, as well as to execute local applications with the privileges of the user running the applet. (CVE-2009-1095, CVE-2009-1096) A flaw in the Java Runtime Environment Virtual Machine code generation functionality could allow untrusted applets to extend their privileges. An untrusted applet could extend its privileges, allowing it to read and write local files, as well as execute local applications with the privileges of the user running the applet. (CVE-2009-1102) A buffer overf ... Description truncated, please see the referenced URL(s) for more information.

Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)




CVSS Score
CentOS Local Security Checks

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