Vulnerability Note VU#964401

Sun Java System Web Proxy Server vulnerable to buffer overflow

Original Release date: 01 Dec 2004 | Last revised: 17 Dec 2004

Overview

Buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the Java System Web Proxy Server may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

Description

The Java System Web Proxy Server is a caching HTTP proxy server. A lack of bounds checking in the Java System Web Proxy Server may allow remotely exploitable buffer overflow to occur. Specific details are not available at this time. This vulnerability affects Java System Web Proxy Server software on all platforms.

Impact

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Java System Web Proxy Server process, or cause a denial-of-service condition.

Solution

Upgrade

These issues were fixed as of Java System Web Proxy Server 3.6 Service Pack 5.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Sun Microsystems Inc.Affected-01 Dec 2004
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A N/A

References

Credit

This vulnerability was reported in Sun Microsystems Alert 57606.


Sun credits Matt Moore of Pentest Limited, for providing information regarding these issues.

This document was written by Jeff Gennari.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: Unknown
  • Date Public: 29 Oct 2004
  • Date First Published: 01 Dec 2004
  • Date Last Updated: 17 Dec 2004
  • Severity Metric: 6.66
  • Document Revision: 56

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