CVE Database

CVE-2007-2789

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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.4.2-bea) RHSA-2008:0100 March 11, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2007:0817 August 06, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-bea) RHSA-2007:0956 October 16, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2007:0829 August 07, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 Extras (java-1.4.2-bea) RHSA-2008:0100 March 11, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2007:0817 August 06, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras RHSA-2007:1086 December 12, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2007:0817 August 06, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2007:0829 August 07, 2007
Red Hat Satellite 5.0 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0261 May 20, 2008
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.3 AS) RHSA-2008:0524 June 30, 2008
Red Hat Satellite v 4.2 (RHEL v.4 AS) RHSA-2008:0524 June 30, 2008

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