Some vulnerabilities and a security issue have been reported in Java JRE/JDK, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions or to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
1) An error exists in the Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) when processing SSL/TLS handshake requests and can be exploited to cause a DoS on an affected system that listens for SSL/TLS connections using JSSE for SSL/TLS support.
2) An error exists within the Java Runtime Environment Applet Class Loader, which can be exploited to establish network connections to certain services running on the local host by e.g. tricking a user into loading an untrusted applet from a remote system.
The vulnerability and the security issue affect the following versions for Solaris, Linux, and Windows:
* JDK and JRE 6 Update 1 and earlier
* JDK and JRE 5.0 Updates 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11
* SDK and JRE 1.4.2_11, _12, _13, and _14
Provided and/or discovered by: 1) The vendor credits Cisco Systems.
2) John Heasman, NGSSoftware
Original Advisory: 1) http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102997-1
2) Sun Microsystems:
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Subject: Java JRE/JDK JSSE DoS and Untrusted Applets Network Security Bypass
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