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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3698

Original release date: 07/11/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/0c36b6416afc3868b8b1b9012955e323.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3861
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10634
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-12-14
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0132
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4224
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: sun-jsse-ssltls-dos(35333)
External Source: BID
Name: 24846
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307177
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0818
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018357
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20070725 Vulnerability in Java Secure Socket Extension
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200709-15
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071465
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102997
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:025
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3009
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sr-20070725-jsse.shtml
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0956
External Source: BEA
Name: BEA07-178.00
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0100
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2660
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2495
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1086

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10634
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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