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Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Buffer Overflow in Processing Image Files and Fonts Lets Remote Users Gain Privileges on the Target System

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6288

Multiple buffer overflows in Java SE Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 Update 12 and earlier allow remote attackers to access files or execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted PNG image that triggers an integer overflow during memory allocation for display on the splash screen aka CR 6804996; and (2) a crafted GIF image from which unspecified values are used in calculation of offsets leading to object-pointer corruption aka CR 6804997.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1097
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