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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2788

Original release date: 05/21/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Integer overflow in the embedded ICC profile image parser in Sun Java Development Kit (JDK) before 1.5.0_11-b03 and 1.6.x before 1.6.0_01-b06, and Sun Java Runtime Environment in JDK and JRE 6, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 10 and earlier, SDK and JRE 1.4.2_14 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.3.1_20 and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (JVM crash) via a crafted JPEG or BMP file that triggers a buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-20
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0100
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1086
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3009
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-11
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200705-23
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1836
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 200856
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0956
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4224
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:045
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#138545
External Source: VIM
Name: 20070703 Sun JDK Confusion
External Source: XF
Name: sunjava-iccprofile-overflow(34318)
External Source: BID
Name: 24267
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018182
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-28
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0065
External Source: VIM
Name: 20070704 [theall at tenablesecurity.com: Sun JDK Confusion] (fwd)
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102934
External Source: VIM
Name: 20071218 Sun JDK Confusion Revisited
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:056
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0817
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0133
External Source: MISC
Name: http://scary.beasts.org/security/CESA-2006-004.html
External Source: VIM
Name: 20070711 Sun JDK Confusion
External Source: BEA
Name: BEA07-177.00
External Source: XF
Name: sun-java-image-bo(34652)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/4f850d1e2b871db609de64ec70f0089c.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11700
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/d2f549cc040cd81ae4a268bb5edfe918.html
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200709-15
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080107 VMSA-2008-0002 Low severity security update for VirtualCenter and ESX Server 3.0.2, and ESX 3.0.1
External Source: MISC
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307177
External Source: BID
Name: 24004
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200706-08
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0829
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0261
Type: Advisory
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-12-14

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11700
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:sun:jdk:1.3.1:update20 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jdk:1.4.2:update14 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jdk:1.5.0:update10 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jdk:1.5.0:update7_b03 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jdk:1.6.0 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jdk:1.6.0:update1_b06 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1:update20 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update14 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.5.0:update10 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.6.0 and previous versions

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