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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Vendors:   Sun
(Red Hat Issues Fix) Java JNLPAppletLauncher Flaw Lets Remote Users Write Arbitrary Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022687
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022687
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-2676   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 7 2009
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): JDK and JRE 6 Update 14 and prior, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 19 and prior, SDK and JRE 1.4.2_21 and prior 1.4 versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Java JNLPAppletLauncher. A remote user can write arbitrary files on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted applet that, when loaded by the target user, will invoke a non-current version of the JNLPAppletLauncher to write arbitrary files on the target user's system.

SDK and JRE 1.3.1 are not affected.

John Heasman repored this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can write arbitrary files on the target system.
Solution:   Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.5.0-sun.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1199.html

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-263490-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Aug 5 2009 Java JNLPAppletLauncher Flaw Lets Remote Users Write Arbitrary Files



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 6 Aug 2009 17:13:44 -0400
Subject:  [RHSA-2009:1199-01] Critical: java-1.5.0-sun security update


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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Critical: java-1.5.0-sun security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2009:1199-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1199.html
Issue date:        2009-08-06
CVE Names:         CVE-2009-2475 CVE-2009-2625 CVE-2009-2670 
                   CVE-2009-2671 CVE-2009-2672 CVE-2009-2673 
                   CVE-2009-2675 CVE-2009-2676 CVE-2009-2689 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated java-1.5.0-sun packages that correct several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5 Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

The Sun 1.5.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 5 Runtime Environment and
the Sun Java 5 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 5 Runtime
Environment and the Sun Java 5 Software Development Kit. These
vulnerabilities are summarized on the "Advance notification of Security
Updates for Java SE" page from Sun Microsystems, listed in the References
section. (CVE-2009-2475, CVE-2009-2625, CVE-2009-2670, CVE-2009-2671,
CVE-2009-2672, CVE-2009-2673, CVE-2009-2675, CVE-2009-2676, CVE-2009-2689)

Users of java-1.5.0-sun should upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted
for the update to take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network.  Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

512896 - CVE-2009-2670 OpenJDK Untrusted applet System properties access (6738524)
512907 - CVE-2009-2671 CVE-2009-2672 OpenJDK Proxy mechanism information leaks  (6801071)
512914 - CVE-2009-2673 OpenJDK proxy mechanism allows non-authorized socket connections  (6801497)
512920 - CVE-2009-2675 Java Web Start Buffer unpack200 processing integer overflow (6830335)
512921 - CVE-2009-2625 OpenJDK XML parsing Denial-Of-Service (6845701)
513215 - CVE-2009-2475 OpenJDK information leaks in mutable variables (6588003,6656586,6656610,6656625,6657133,6657619,6657625,6657695,6660049,6660539,6813167)
513222 - CVE-2009-2689 OpenJDK JDK13Services grants unnecessary privileges  (6777448)
515890 - CVE-2009-2676 JRE applet launcher vulnerability

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-sun-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-demo-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-devel-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-jdbc-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-plugin-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.i586.rpm
java-1.5.0-sun-src-1.5.0.20-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2475
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2625
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2670
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2671
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2672
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2673
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2675
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2676
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2689
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/advance_notification_of_security_updates5
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-118667-22-1

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
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