Upstream information

CVE-2008-5355 at MITRE

Description

The "Java Update" feature for Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and earlier; JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 and earlier; and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_18 and earlier does not verify the signature of the JRE that is downloaded, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via DNS man-in-the-middle attacks.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 456770 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 465624 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • java-1_5_0-sun >= 1.5.0_update17-0.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-alsa >= 1.5.0_update17-0.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-demo >= 1.5.0_update17-0.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-devel >= 1.5.0_update17-0.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-jdbc >= 1.5.0_update17-0.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-plugin >= 1.5.0_update17-0.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-src >= 1.5.0_update17-0.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun >= 1.5.0_update17-1.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-alsa >= 1.5.0_update17-1.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-devel >= 1.5.0_update17-1.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-jdbc >= 1.5.0_update17-1.1
  • java-1_5_0-sun-plugin >= 1.5.0_update17-1.1
openSUSE 11.0
  • java-1_6_0-sun >= 1.6.0.u11-0.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun-alsa >= 1.6.0.u11-0.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun-demo >= 1.6.0.u11-0.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun-devel >= 1.6.0.u11-0.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc >= 1.6.0.u11-0.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun-plugin >= 1.6.0.u11-0.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun >= 1.6.0.u11-1.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun-alsa >= 1.6.0.u11-1.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun-devel >= 1.6.0.u11-1.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun-jdbc >= 1.6.0.u11-1.1
  • java-1_6_0-sun-plugin >= 1.6.0.u11-1.1
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • java2 >= 1.4.2-129.48
  • java2-jre >= 1.4.2-129.48
sles9-nlpos.x86
core9.x86-64
core9.x86
sles9-nld.x86
sles9-nld.x86-64
sles9-oes.x86
core9.ia64
YOU Patch Nr: 12321