CVE-2006-2426

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Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2006-05-14
Bugzilla:
395481: CVE-2006-2426 Untrusted applet causes DoS by filling up disk space

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.5.0_6 and earlier, JDK 1.5.0_6 and earlier, and SDK 1.5.0_6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by using the Font.createFont function to create temporary files of arbitrary size in the %temp% directory.

Find out more about CVE-2006-2426 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2009:0377 2009-04-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:0392 2009-03-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:0394 2009-03-26
Red Hat Satellite 5.1 (RHEL v.4 AS) (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:1662 2009-12-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2009:0394 2009-03-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2009:0392 2009-03-26
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