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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3108

Original release date: 07/09/2008
Last revised: 10/29/2012


Buffer overflow in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 10, SDK and JRE 1.4.x before 1.4.2_18, and SDK and JRE 1.3.x before 1.3.1_23 allows context-dependent attackers to gain privileges via unspecified vectors related to font processing.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: sun-jre-font-bo(43656)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=756717
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238666
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1043
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-507.htm
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:1044
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200911-02
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081004 VMSA-2008-0016 VMware Hosted products, VirtualCenter Update 3 and
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:043
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0790
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:045
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2056
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0016.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-09-24
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081004 VMSA-2008-0016 VMware Hosted products, VirtualCenter Update 3 and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issues
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020461
External Source: BID
Name: 30147
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-193A
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:042
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&id=751014
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3178
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2740
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-300.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3179

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_1
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_2
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_3
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_4
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_5
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_6
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_7
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_8
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1:update1
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1:update16
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1:update18
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1:update19
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1:update20
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_02
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_03
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_04
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_05
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_06
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_07
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_08
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_09
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_10
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_11
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_12
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_13
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_14
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_15
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_17
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_21
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update1
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update10
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update11
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update12
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update13
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update14
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update15
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update2
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update3
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update4
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update5
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update6
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update7
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update8
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update9
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2_16
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:5.0:update_1
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:5.0:update_2
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:5.0:update_3
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:5.0:update_4
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:5.0:update_5
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:5.0:update_6
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:5.0:update_7
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:5.0:update_8
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_01
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_02
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_03
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_04
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_05
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_06
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_07
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_08
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_09
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_10
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_11
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_12
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_13
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_14
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_15
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_16
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_17
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_18
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_19
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_20
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_21
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_01
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_02
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_03
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_04
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_05
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_06
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_07
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_08
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_09
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_10
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_11
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_12
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_13
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_14
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_15
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_16
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.3.1_22 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.3.1_22 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:5.0:update_9 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_17 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2_17 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:5.0:update_9 and previous versions

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