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Sun Java Runtime Environment Buffer Overflow in unpack200 Utility Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6383

Integer overflow in the JAR unpacking utility (unpack200) in the unpack library (unpack.dll) in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and earlier and JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 and earlier allows untrusted applications and applets to gain privileges via a Pack200 compressed JAR file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-5352
Product(s):