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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0243

Buffer overflow in Sun JDK and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 9 and earlier, SDK and JRE 1.4.2_12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.3.1_18 and earlier allows applets to gain privileges via a GIF image with a block with a 0 width field, which triggers memory corruption.
Publish Date : 2007-01-17 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) OverflowGain privilegesMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2007-04-17 2007-01-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in Sun JDK and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 9 and earlier, SDK and JRE 1.4.2_12 and earlier... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11073 unix
CVE-2007-0243 unix
ELSA-2007:0166: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22470 unix
ELSA-2007:0167: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21854 unix
ELSA-2007:0956: java-1.5.0-bea security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22641 unix
RHSA-2007:0166: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070166 unix
RHSA-2007:0167: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070167 unix
RHSA-2007:0956: java-1.5.0-bea security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070956 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-0243

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application SUN JRE 1.3.1 Update16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application SUN JRE 1.3.1 Update18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 01a Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 08 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2007-0243
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0261
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-14
BEA BEA07-172.00
OSVDB 32834
GENTOO GLSA-200702-08
SECTRACK 1017520
VUPEN ADV-2007-0936
VUPEN ADV-2007-1814
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0167
VUPEN ADV-2007-4224
GENTOO GLSA-200702-07
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0166
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0956
BUGTRAQ 20070117 ZDI-07-005: Sun Microsystems Java GIF File Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability
XF jre-gif-bo(31537)
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:045
BUGTRAQ 20070121 Sun Microsystems Java GIF File Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability Prove Of Concept Exploit
CERT-VN VU#388289
BID 22085 Sun Java RunTime Environment GIF Images Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-02
CERT TA07-022A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0243

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