CVE Database

CVE-2007-3698

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2007-07-10
Bugzilla: 249539: CVE-2007-3698 Java Secure Socket Extension Does Not Correctly Process SSL/TLS Handshake Requests Resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS) Condition

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 1 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Updates 7 through 11, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_11 through 1.4.2_14, when using JSSE for SSL/TLS support, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via certain SSL/TLS handshake requests.

Find out more about CVE-2007-3698 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-2008:0132 February 14, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-bea) RHSA-2007:0956 October 16, 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-2008:0132 February 14, 2008
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-2008:0132 February 14, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2007:0818 August 06, 2007

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