Bug 237281 - CVE-2007-0243 GIF buffer overflow
CVE-2007-0243 GIF buffer overflow
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: java-1.5.0-ibm (Show other bugs)
4.4
All Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Fitzsimmons
reported=20070417,source=internet,imp...
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Depends On: 236894
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Reported: 2007-04-20 12:25 EDT by Thomas Fitzsimmons
Modified: 2007-11-16 20:14 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0167
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Last Closed: 2007-04-25 12:48:24 EDT
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Description Thomas Fitzsimmons 2007-04-20 12:25:00 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #236894 +++

In January 2007 a flaw was found affecting the SUN JRE; "Buffer overflow in Sun
JDK and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5.0 Update 9 and earlier, SDK and JRE
1.4.2_12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.3.1_18 and earlier allows applets to
gain privileges via a GIF image with a block with a 0 width field, which
triggers memory corruption."

On 17th April 2007 IBM updated their alerts page to note that this issue
affected the IBM JRE and was fixed in 1.5.0SR4

Also affects RHEL4Extras

-- Additional comment from fitzsim@redhat.com on 2007-04-18 13:58 EST --
I've requested updated tarballs from my IBM contact.  I'll see if I can get what
I need from the public IBM site in the mean time.
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-04-25 12:48:24 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0167.html

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