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RHSA-2007:1041: java-1.5.0-ibm security update

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RHSA-2007:1041: java-1.5.0-ibm security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/05/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/10/2008
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated java-1.5.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5 Supplementary. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

IBM's 1.5.0 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit. The applet caching mechanism of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) did not correctly process the creation of network connections. A remote attacker could use this flaw to create connections to services on machines other than the one that the applet was downloaded from. (CVE-2007-5232) Multiple vulnerabilities existed in Java Web Start allowing an untrusted application to determine the location of the Java Web Start cache. (CVE-2007-5238) Untrusted Java Web Start Applications or Java Applets were able to drag and drop a file to a Desktop Application. A user-assisted remote attacker could use this flaw to move or copy arbitrary files. (CVE-2007-5239) The Java Runtime Environment allowed untrusted Java Applets or applications to display oversized Windows. This could be used by remote attackers to hide security warning banners. (CVE-2007-5240) Unsigned Java Applets communicating via a HTTP proxy could allow a remote attacker to violate the Java security model. A cached malicious Applet could create network connections to services on other machines. (CVE-2007-5273) Unsigned Applets loaded with Mozilla Firefox or Opera browsers allowed remote attackers to violate the Java security model. A cached malicious Applet could create network connections to services on other machines. (CVE-2007-5274) All users of java-ibm-1.5.0 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, that contain IBM's 1.5.0 SR6 Java release which resolves these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-ibm
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-ibm-accessibility
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-ibm-demo
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-ibm-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-ibm-javacomm
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-ibm-jdbc
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-ibm-plugin
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-ibm-src

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