Bug 474790 - (CVE-2008-5343) CVE-2008-5343 Java WebStart allows hidden code privilege escalation
CVE-2008-5343 Java WebStart allows hidden code privilege escalation
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
source=sun,public=20081204,reported=2...
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Depends On: 479822 479823 489679 489680 493287 493288 493289 529660 529661
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Reported: 2008-12-05 07:11 EST by Marc Schoenefeld
Modified: 2013-04-11 16:55 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-11 16:55:53 EDT
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Description Marc Schoenefeld 2008-12-05 07:11:12 EST
Name: CVE-2008-5343
Status: Candidate
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5343
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 "hidden
code" to make unauthorized network connections and "hijack HTTP
sessions using cookies stored in the browser" via unknown vectors.
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2008-12-08 04:10:50 EST
Another mention of this issue:

http://secunia.com/advisories/32991/
Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2009-03-25 10:52:36 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Extras for RHEL 4
  Extras for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2009:0369 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0369.html
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2009-04-23 14:45:00 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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