Bug 474772 - (CVE-2008-5339) CVE-2008-5339 JavaWebStart allows unauthorized network connections
CVE-2008-5339 JavaWebStart allows unauthorized network connections
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 479814 479815 479822 479823 493287 493288 493289 529660 529661
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Reported: 2008-12-05 06:05 EST by Marc Schoenefeld
Modified: 2013-04-12 00:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-12 00:45:50 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2009:0015 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.6.0-ibm security update 2009-01-13 16:33:26 EST
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2009:0016 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.5.0-ibm security update 2009-01-13 16:39:54 EST
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2009:0445 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.4.2-ibm security update 2009-04-23 14:44:47 EDT

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Description Marc Schoenefeld 2008-12-05 06:05:23 EST
Name: CVE-2008-5339
Status: Candidate
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5339
Reference: SUNALERT:244988
Reference: URL:http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-244988-1

Unspecified vulnerability in Java Web Start (JWS) and Java Plug-in
with Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and earlier; JDK and JRE 5.0 Update
16 and earlier; and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_18 and earlier allows untrusted
JWS applications to perform network connections to unauthorized hosts
via unknown vectors.
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2008-12-08 04:04:50 EST
Another mention of this issue:

http://secunia.com/advisories/32991/ (Point 5) )
Comment 4 Charlie Brady 2009-03-13 16:29:31 EDT
This bug is listed in Red Hat advisory RHSA-2009-0015 as being fixed, yet is in state NEW.


Is this bug fixed in java-1.6.0-{ibm,openjdk}?
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2009-04-23 14:44:54 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Extras for RHEL 3
  Extras for RHEL 4
  Extras for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2009:0445 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0445.html

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