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RHSA-2008:0955: java-1.4.2-ibm security update

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RHSA-2008:0955: java-1.4.2-ibm security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/09/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

IBM's 1.4.2 SR12 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environmentand the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.Multiple vulnerabilities with unsigned applets were reported. A remoteattacker could misuse an unsigned applet to connect to localhost servicesrunning on the host running the applet. (CVE-2008-3104)Two file processing vulnerabilities in Java Web Start were found. Using anuntrusted Java Web Start application, a remote attacker was able to createor delete arbitrary files with the permissions of the user running theuntrusted application. (CVE-2008-3112, CVE-2008-3113)A vulnerability in Java Web Start when processing untrusted applicationswas reported. An attacker was able to acquire sensitive information, suchas the cache location. (CVE-2008-3114)All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updatedpackages, which contain IBM's 1.4.2 SR12 Java release which resolves theseissues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-4-2-ibm
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-4-2-ibm-demo
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-4-2-ibm-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-4-2-ibm-javacomm
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-4-2-ibm-jdbc
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-4-2-ibm-plugin
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-4-2-ibm-src

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