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Sun Java Runtime Environment GIF Image Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (102760) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of Sun JRE
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Windows host has a version of Sun's Java Runtime
Environment that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
According to its version number, the Sun JRE installed on the remote
host has a buffer overflow issue that can be triggered when parsing a
GIF image with the image width in an image block set to 0. If an
attacker can trick a user on the affected system into processing a
specially-crafted image file, say by visiting a malicious web site, he
may be able to leverage this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the
affected system subject to the user's rights.
See also :
Update to Sun Java 2 JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 10 / SDK and JRE 1.4.2_13
/ SDK and JRE 1.3.1_19 or later and remove if necessary any affected
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.0
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