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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.59631
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:1041
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:1041.

IBM's 1.5.0 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and
the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.

The applet caching mechanism of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) did not
correctly process the creation of network connections. A remote attacker
could use this flaw to create connections to services on machines other
than the one that the applet was downloaded from. (CVE-2007-5232)

Multiple vulnerabilities existed in Java Web Start allowing an untrusted
application to determine the location of the Java Web Start cache.
(CVE-2007-5238)

Untrusted Java Web Start Applications or Java Applets were able to drag and
drop a file to a Desktop Application. A user-assisted remote attacker could
use this flaw to move or copy arbitrary files. (CVE-2007-5239)

The Java Runtime Environment allowed untrusted Java Applets or applications
to display oversized Windows. This could be used by remote attackers to
hide security warning banners. (CVE-2007-5240)

Unsigned Java Applets communicating via a HTTP proxy could allow a remote
attacker to violate the Java security model. A cached malicious Applet
could create network connections to services on other machines.
(CVE-2007-5273)

Unsigned Applets loaded with Mozilla Firefox or Opera browsers allowed
remote attackers to violate the Java security model. A cached malicious
Applet could create network connections to services on other machines.
(CVE-2007-5274)

All users of java-ibm-1.5.0 are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, that contain IBM's 1.5.0 SR6 Java release which resolves these
issues.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1041.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
5.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5232
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00001.html
http://dev2dev.bea.com/pub/advisory/272
BugTraq ID: 25918
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25918
Bugtraq: 20071029 FLEA-2007-0061-1 sun-jre sun-jdk (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482926/100/0/threaded
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#336105
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/336105
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-20.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-28.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200806-11.xml
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX02284
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01234533
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT071483
http://conference.hitb.org/hitbsecconf2007kl/?page_id=148
http://conference.hitb.org/hitbsecconf2007kl/materials/D2T1%20-%20Billy%20Rios%20-%20Slipping%20Past%20the%20Firewall.pdf
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307177
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9331
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0963.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1041.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0100.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0132.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0156.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018768
http://secunia.com/advisories/27206
http://secunia.com/advisories/27261
http://secunia.com/advisories/27693
http://secunia.com/advisories/27716
http://secunia.com/advisories/27804
http://secunia.com/advisories/28115
http://secunia.com/advisories/28777
http://secunia.com/advisories/28880
http://secunia.com/advisories/29042
http://secunia.com/advisories/29214
http://secunia.com/advisories/29340
http://secunia.com/advisories/29858
http://secunia.com/advisories/29897
http://secunia.com/advisories/30676
http://secunia.com/advisories/30780
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103079-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-201519-1
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:055 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_55_java.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:025 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00010.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3895
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4224
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0609
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1856/references
XForce ISS Database: sun-java-appletcaching-security-bypass(36941)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36941
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5238
BugTraq ID: 25920
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25920
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11592
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018770
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103073-1
XForce ISS Database: javaweb-cache-information-disclosure(36946)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36946
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5240
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10783
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018769
http://secunia.com/advisories/31580
http://secunia.com/advisories/31586
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103071-1
XForce ISS Database: sun-javawarning-weak-security(36942)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36942
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5239
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8758
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018814
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103072-1
XForce ISS Database: sun-java-dragdrop-weak-security(36950)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36950
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5273
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Jul/0159.html
http://crypto.stanford.edu/dns/dns-rebinding.pdf
http://osvdb.org/45527
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10340
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018771
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103078-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200041-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-5274
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10908
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