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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0012

Original release date: 01/09/2008
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Sun JRE 5.0 before update 14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Internet Explorer crash) via an object tag with an encoded applet and an undefined name attribute, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in jpiexp32.dll when the applet is decoded and passed to the JVM.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SREASON
Name: 3527
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080108 Corsaire Security Advisory: Sun J2RE DoS issue
External Source: BID
Name: 27185
External Source: XF
Name: sun-java-jpiexp32-dos(39549)

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.5.0:update10 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.5.0:update11 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.5.0:update12 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.5.0:update13 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.5.0:update7 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.5.0:update8 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.5.0:update9 and previous versions

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