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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1196

Stack-based buffer overflow in Java Web Start (javaws.exe) in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 4 and earlier and 5.0 Update 14 and earlier; and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_16 and earlier; allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted JNLP file.
Publish Date : 2008-03-06 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat critical 2008-03-06 2008-03-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1196 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20081196 unix
ELSA-2008:0186: java-1.5.0-sun security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22449 unix
ELSA-2008:0210: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22529 unix
ELSA-2008:0267: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22208 unix
ELSA-2008:0555: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21767 unix
RHSA-2008:0186: java-1.5.0-sun security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080186 unix
RHSA-2008:0210: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080210 unix
RHSA-2008:0267: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080267 unix
RHSA-2008:0555: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080555 unix
Stack-based buffer overflow in Java Web Start (javaws.exe) in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 4 and earlier and 5.0 Update 14 a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10412 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1196

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SUN JDK 1.4.2 16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SUN JDK 5.0 Update 14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SUN JDK 6 Update 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SUN JRE 5.0 Update 14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application SUN JRE 6 Update 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN JDK 3
SUN JRE 3

- References For CVE-2008-1196

http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=q5exhSqeBjA~ CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00010.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:025
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:018
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00008.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-09-24
http://secunia.com/advisories/29239
SECUNIA 29239
http://secunia.com/advisories/29273
SECUNIA 29273
http://secunia.com/advisories/29858
SECUNIA 29858
http://secunia.com/advisories/29582
SECUNIA 29582
http://secunia.com/advisories/29498
SECUNIA 29498
http://secunia.com/advisories/29897
SECUNIA 29897
http://secunia.com/advisories/30676
SECUNIA 30676
http://secunia.com/advisories/30780
SECUNIA 30780
http://secunia.com/advisories/31067
SECUNIA 31067
http://secunia.com/advisories/31497
SECUNIA 31497
http://secunia.com/advisories/31580
SECUNIA 31580
http://secunia.com/advisories/31586
SECUNIA 31586
http://secunia.com/advisories/32018
SECUNIA 32018
http://support.novell.com/docs/Readmes/InfoDocument/patchbuilder/readme_5033642.html CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-28.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-28
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3179 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3178 CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0770/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0770
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0267.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0267
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0210.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0210
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0186.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0186
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200806-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200806-11
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-20.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-20
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1856/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1856
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41026
XF sun-java-webstart-javaws-bo(41026)
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0010.html CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0555.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0555
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019552
SECTRACK 1019552
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-233327-1
SUNALERT 233327
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-066A.html
CERT TA08-066A
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/223028
CERT-VN VU#223028

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1196

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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