Bug 248864 (CVE-2007-3655) - CVE-2007-3655 A buffer overflow vulnerability in Java Web Start URL parsing code
Summary: CVE-2007-3655 A buffer overflow vulnerability in Java Web Start URL parsing code
Alias: CVE-2007-3655
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename....
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,source=cve,reported=2...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 250784 250974 250975 251133
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Reported: 2007-07-19 10:54 UTC by Marc Schoenefeld
Modified: 2018-03-01 15:14 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-11 21:13:48 UTC
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:0818 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.5.0-sun security update 2007-08-06 15:55:10 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:0829 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.5.0-ibm security update 2007-08-07 19:36:59 UTC

Description Marc Schoenefeld 2007-07-19 10:54:29 UTC
Description of problem:

A buffer overflow vulnerability in the Java Web Start URL parsing code may allow
an untrusted application to elevate its privileges. For example, an application
may grant itself permissions to read and write local files or execute local
applications with the privileges of the user running the Java Web Start
application. [http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102996-1]

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

This issue can occur in the following releases (for Windows, Solaris, and Linux):

    * Java Web Start in JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 11 and earlier

     Therefore Affects: RHEL4-EXTRAS-U5

Comment 6 Vincent Danen 2013-04-11 21:13:48 UTC
The list of fixed products with their respective errata is here:


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