The Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition in the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).
The Sun Java Runtime Environment provides the libraries and components necessary to run Java-based applications. There is a non-specific vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment, which could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the Java Virtual Machine to become unresponsive.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could cause a denial-of-service condition.
According to Sun Security Alert 57555, this issue has been addressed in the following releases:
Windows Production Releases * SDK and JRE 1.4.2_04 or later 1.4.2 releases
Solaris Operating Environment Releases * SDK and JRE 1.4.2_04 or later 1.4.2 releases
Linux Production Releases * SDK and JRE 1.4.2_04 or later 1.4.2 releases
Vendor| Status| Date Notified| Date Updated
Sun Microsystems Inc.| | -| 14 May 2004
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.
Group | Score | Vector
Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | N/A | N/A
This vulnerability was reported by Sun Microsystems.
This document was written by Damon Morda.