CVE-2008-5341

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Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2008-12-04
Bugzilla:
474786: CVE-2008-5341 Java Web Start exposes username and the pathname of the JWS cache

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in Java Web Start (JWS) and Java Plug-in with Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and earlier, and JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 and earlier, allows untrusted JWS applications to obtain the pathname of the JWS cache and the application username via unknown vectors, aka CR 6727071.

Find out more about CVE-2008-5341 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2008:1018 2008-12-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2008:1018 2008-12-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:0369 2009-03-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2008:1025 2008-12-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:0016 2009-01-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-sun) RHSA-2008:1025 2008-12-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:0369 2009-03-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:0016 2009-01-13
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