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JRE DER Decoding Denial of Service

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) November 04, 2009 November 17, 2009 July 15, 2012

Available Exploits 

Description

Two vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 update 16 and earlier, 5.0 update 21 and earlier, 1.4.2_23 and earlier as well as 1.3.1_26 and earlier are vulnerable to a denial of service involving decoding DER encoded data and parsing HTTP headers. This may allow a remote client to cause the JRE on the server to run out of memory, resulting in a DoS (Denial of Service) condition.

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References

Solution

upgrade-jre-1_6_0_17

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