DescriptionSun JRE 5.0 before update 14 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Internet Explorer crash) via an object tag with an encoded applet and an undefined name attribute, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in jpiexp32.dll when the applet is decoded and passed to the JVM.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openjdk-6 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)6b38-1.13.10-1~deb7u1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


not a security issue, browser dos treated as regular bugs, also likely Windows-specific

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