50501 : Sun Java JDK / JRE Unpack200 JAR Utility Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2008-12-03
Time to Patch Time to Vendor Response
62 days 54 days

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-5352" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Integer overflow in the JAR unpacking utility (unpack200) in the unpack library (unpack.dll) in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and earlier, and JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 and earlier, allows untrusted applications and applets to gain privileges via a Pack200 compressed JAR file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Classification

Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version JDK/JRE 5.0 Update 17, JDK/JRE 6 Update 11, SDK/JRE 1.4.2_19, SDK/JRE 1.3.1_24 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

35030

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-12-05 | Disagree?

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