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Java CPU February 2012 Java Runtime Environment Lightweight HTTP Server vulnerability (CVE-2011-5035)

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) December 29, 2011 February 20, 2012 March 19, 2014

Available Exploits 

Description

Oracle Glassfish 2.1.1, 3.0.1, and 3.1.1, as used in Communications Server 2.0, Sun Java System Application Server 8.1 and 8.2, and possibly other products, computes hash values for form parameters without restricting the ability to trigger hash collisions predictably, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) by sending many crafted parameters, aka Oracle security ticket S0104869.

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References

Solution

  • Oracle JRE >= 1.6.0.0 and < 1.6.0.31

    Upgrade to Oracle Java version 1.6.0.31

    Upgrade your copy of the Java Runtime Environment to 1.6.0.31, which can be downloaded from here.

  • Oracle JRE >= 1.7.0.0 and < 1.7.0.3

    Upgrade to Oracle Java version 1.7.0.3

    Upgrade your copy of the Java Runtime Environment to 1.7.0.3, which can be downloaded from here.

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