CVE Reference: CVE-2008-5343

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CVE-2008-5343

Description:
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 remote attackers to make unauthorized network connections and hijack HTTP sessions via a crafted file that validates as both a GIF and a Java JAR file, aka "GIFAR" and CR 6707535.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-05/msg00000.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00009.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00004.html

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-244988-1

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA32991
  Secunia Advisory: SA33015
  Secunia Advisory: SA33710
  Secunia Advisory: SA35065
  Secunia Advisory: SA37386
  Secunia Advisory: SA38539
  Secunia Advisory: SA34889
  Secunia Advisory: SA34605
  Secunia Advisory: SA34447
  Secunia Advisory: SA34233

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-1025.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0016.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0369.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0445.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-1018.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5924

OSVDB
  50512

MISC
  http://xs-sniper.com/blog/2008/12/17/sun-fixes-gifars/

HP
  http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=123678756409861&w=2

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200911-02.xml

CONFIRM
  http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-012.htm
  http://www116.nortel.com/pub/repository/CLARIFY/DOCUMENT/2009/03/024431-01.pdf
  http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-486.htm
  http://support.nortel.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&DocumentOID=829914&poid=

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-340A.html

BID
  32892

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00003.html


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