Bug 253488 - (CVE-2007-4381) CVE-2007-4381 java: Vulnerability in the font parsing code
CVE-2007-4381 java: Vulnerability in the font parsing code
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
reported=20070815,source=sunalert,pub...
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Depends On: 325951 325961 368071 368081 368091 417931 430799
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Reported: 2007-08-20 03:48 EDT by Marc Schoenefeld
Modified: 2013-04-12 00:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-12 00:56:32 EDT
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Description Marc Schoenefeld 2007-08-20 03:48:31 EDT
Sun describes a flaw at

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103024-1:

A vulnerability in the font parsing code in the Java Runtime Environment may
allow an untrusted applet to elevate its privileges. For example, an applet may
grant itself permissions to read and write local files or execute local
applications that are accessible to the user running the untrusted applet.
Comment 8 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-08-31 09:40:38 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras
  RHEL Supplementary version 5

Via RHSA-2007:0829 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0829.html
Comment 9 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-08-31 09:41:41 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  RHEL Supplementary version 5

Via RHSA-2007:0956 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0956.html
Comment 10 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-08-31 09:42:53 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras 

Via RHSA-2007:1086 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1086.html
Comment 11 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-08-31 09:43:53 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 Extras

Via RHSA-2008:0100 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0100.html
Comment 12 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-08-31 09:45:24 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 Extras
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras
  RHEL Supplementary version 5

Via RHSA-2008:0132 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0132.html

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