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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3698

The Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 1 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Updates 7 through 11, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_11 through 1.4.2_14, when using JSSE for SSL/TLS support, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via certain SSL/TLS handshake requests.
Publish Date : 2007-07-11 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-07-12 2007-07-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-3698 unix
ELSA-2007:0956: java-1.5.0-bea security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22641 unix
ELSA-2008:0100: java-1.4.2-bea security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22301 unix
ELSA-2008:0132: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21747 unix
RHSA-2007:0818: java-1.5.0-sun security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070818 unix
RHSA-2007:0956: java-1.5.0-bea security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070956 unix
RHSA-2007:1086: java-1.4.2-bea security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071086 unix
RHSA-2008:0100: java-1.4.2-bea security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080100 unix
RHSA-2008:0132: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080132 unix
The Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 1 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Updates 7 through 11,... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10634 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3698

# 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 Update10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application SUN JDK 1.6.0 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application SUN JRE 1.6.0 Update 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 13 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2007-3698
XF sun-jsse-ssltls-dos(35333)
VUPEN ADV-2007-4224
VUPEN ADV-2007-3861
VUPEN ADV-2007-3009
VUPEN ADV-2007-2660
VUPEN ADV-2007-2495
SECTRACK 1018357
BID 24846 Sun JSSE SSL/TLS Handshake Processing Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-25
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0132
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0100
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1086
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0956
CISCO 20070725 Vulnerability in Java Secure Socket Extension CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-200709-15
BEA BEA07-178.00
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:025
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-14
HP SSRT071465

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3698

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