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CVE-2007-2789

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2007-05-21
Bugzilla:
250729: CVE-2007-2789 BMP image parser vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The BMP image parser in Sun Java Development Kit (JDK) before 1.5.0_11-b03 and 1.6.x before 1.6.0_01-b06, and Sun Java Runtime Environment in JDK and JRE 6, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 10 and earlier, SDK and JRE 1.4.2_14 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.3.1_19 and earlier, when running on Unix/Linux systems, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (JVM hang) via untrusted applets or applications that open arbitrary local files via a crafted BMP file, such as /dev/tty.

Find out more about CVE-2007-2789 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras (java-1.4.2-bea) RHSA-2008:0100 2008-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.4.2-bea) RHSA-2008:0100 2008-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2007:0817 2007-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2007:0829 2007-08-07
Red Hat Satellite 5.0 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0261 2008-05-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras RHSA-2007:1086 2007-12-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras RHSA-2007:0956 2007-10-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 RHSA-2007:0956 2007-10-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.4.2-bea) RHSA-2008:0100 2008-03-11
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0524 2008-06-30
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.3 AS) RHSA-2008:0524 2008-06-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2007:0817 2007-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2007:0817 2007-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2007:0829 2007-08-07

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras java-1.5.0-bea 1.5.0.11-1jpp.2.el4 Fixed

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