|Description||Java Web Start (JWS) and Java Plug-in with 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 allows remote attackers to make unauthorized network connections and hijack HTTP sessions via a crafted file that validates as both a GIF and a Java JAR file, aka "GIFAR" and CR 6707535.|
|Source||CVE (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 severity||high (attack range: remote)|
|Debian Bugs||508194, 508195|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[etch] - sun-java5 <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
- openjdk-6 <not-affected> (browser plugin is different code base)