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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200602-07
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Sun JDK/JRE: Applet privilege escalation
      Date: February 15, 2006
      Bugs: #122156
        ID: 200602-07

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Synopsis
=======
Sun's Java Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) do
not adequately constrain applets from privilege escalation and
arbitrary code execution.

Background
=========
Sun's JDK and JRE provide interpreters for Java Applets in a sandboxed
environment. These implementations provide the Java Web Start
technology that can be used for easy client-side deployment of Java
applications.

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package               /  Vulnerable  /                 Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  dev-java/sun-jdk         < 1.4.2.10                   >= 1.4.2.10
  2  dev-java/sun-jre-bin     < 1.4.2.10                   >= 1.4.2.10
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures.
    -------------------------------------------------------------------

Description
==========
Applets executed using JRE or JDK can use "reflection" APIs functions
to elevate its privileges beyond the sandbox restrictions. Adam Gowdiak
discovered five vulnerabilities that use this method for privilege
escalation. Two more vulnerabilities were discovered by the vendor.
Peter Csepely discovered that Web Start Java applications also can an
escalate their privileges.

Impact
=====
A malicious Java applet can bypass Java sandbox restrictions and hence
access local files, connect to arbitrary network locations and execute
arbitrary code on the user's machine. Java Web Start applications are
affected likewise.

Workaround
=========
Select another Java implementation using java-config.

Resolution
=========
All Sun JDK users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/sun-jdk-1.4.2.10"

All Sun JRE users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/sun-jre-bin-1.4.2.10"

References
=========
  [ 1 ] Sun Security Alert ID 102170
          [ 2 ] Sun Security Alert ID 102171
          [ 3 ] CVE-2006-0614
          [ 4 ] CVE-2006-0615
          [ 5 ] CVE-2006-0616
          [ 6 ] CVE-2006-0617
        
Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200602-07

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org/.

License
======
Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Gentoo: GLSA-200602-07: Sun JDK/JRE: Applet privilege escalation

Sun's Java Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) do not adequately constrain applets from privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution

Summary

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200602-07 https://security.gentoo.org/ Severity: Normal Title: Sun JDK/JRE: Applet privilege escalation Date: February 15, 2006 Bugs: #122156 ID: 200602-07

Synopsis ======= Sun's Java Development Kit (JDK) and Java Runtime Environment (JRE) do not adequately constrain applets from privilege escalation and arbitrary code execution.
Background ========= Sun's JDK and JRE provide interpreters for Java Applets in a sandboxed environment. These implementations provide the Java Web Start technology that can be used for easy client-side deployment of Java applications.
Affected packages ================ ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-java/sun-jdk < 1.4.2.10 >= 1.4.2.10 2 dev-java/sun-jre-bin < 1.4.2.10 >= 1.4.2.10 ------------------------------------------------------------------- 2 affected packages on all of their supported architectures. -------------------------------------------------------------------
========== Applets executed using JRE or JDK can use "reflection" APIs functions to elevate its privileges beyond the sandbox restrictions. Adam Gowdiak discovered five vulnerabilities that use this method for privilege escalation. Two more vulnerabilities were discovered by the vendor. Peter Csepely discovered that Web Start Java applications also can an escalate their privileges.
Impact ===== A malicious Java applet can bypass Java sandbox restrictions and hence access local files, connect to arbitrary network locations and execute arbitrary code on the user's machine. Java Web Start applications are affected likewise.
Workaround ========= Select another Java implementation using java-config.
Resolution ========= All Sun JDK users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/sun-jdk-1.4.2.10"
All Sun JRE users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/sun-jre-bin-1.4.2.10"
References ========= [ 1 ] Sun Security Alert ID 102170 [ 2 ] Sun Security Alert ID 102171 [ 3 ] CVE-2006-0614 [ 4 ] CVE-2006-0615 [ 5 ] CVE-2006-0616 [ 6 ] CVE-2006-0617
Availability =========== This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200602-07
Concerns? ======== Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org/.
License ====== Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).
The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

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