CVE-2008-5358

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Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2008-12-04
Bugzilla:
472234: CVE-2008-5358 OpenJDK Buffer Overflow in GIF image processing (6766136)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted GIF file that triggers memory corruption during display of the splash screen, possibly related to splashscreen.dll.

Find out more about CVE-2008-5358 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
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-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2009:0369 2009-03-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2008:1018 2008-12-04
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