Sun Java JRE Unspecified Remote DoS

2004-05-06T16:16:17
ID OSVDB:5984
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2004-05-06T16:16:17

Description

Vulnerability Description

Sun Microsystem's Java Virtual Machine, as included in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and Software Development Kit (SDK), contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. A remote attacker can cause the Java Virtual Machine to stop responding resulting in loss of availability for the runtime environment and servers that run on the runtime environment.

Solution Description

Upgrade to SDK and JRE 1.4.2_04 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Sun Microsystem's Java Virtual Machine, as included in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) and Software Development Kit (SDK), contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. A remote attacker can cause the Java Virtual Machine to stop responding resulting in loss of availability for the runtime environment and servers that run on the runtime environment.

References:

Vendor URL: http://java.sun.com/ Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:11570 Secunia Advisory ID:11717 ISS X-Force ID: 16085 CVE-2004-0651 CERT VU: 118558 Bugtraq ID: 10301