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CVE-2008-1196

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2008-03-06
Bugzilla:
436302: CVE-2008-1196 Buffer overflow security vulnerabilities in Java Web Start

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1196 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2008:0186 2008-03-06
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2008:0638 2008-08-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2008:0210 2008-04-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2008:0210 2008-04-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2008:0555 2008-07-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2008:0186 2008-03-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2008:0555 2008-07-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2008:0267 2008-05-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.4.2-ibm) RHSA-2008:0555 2008-07-14

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