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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0166

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0166.

IBM's 1.4.2 SR8 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment
and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.

A flaw in GIF image handling was found in the SUN Java Runtime Environment
that has now been reported as also affecting IBM Java 2. An untrusted
applet or application could use this flaw to elevate its privileges and
potentially execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2007-0243)

All users of java-1.4.2-ibm should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain IBM's 1.4.2 SR8 Java release which resolves this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-0243
BugTraq ID: 22085
Bugtraq: 20070117 ZDI-07-005: Sun Microsystems Java GIF File Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20070121 Sun Microsystems Java GIF File Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability Prove Of Concept Exploit (Google Search)
Cert/CC Advisory: TA07-022A
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#388289
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX02196
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT071318
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:045 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: jre-gif-bo(31537)
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