CVE-2008-5343

NameCVE-2008-5343
DescriptionJava 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.
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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs508194, 508195

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openjdk-6source(unstable)(not affected)
sun-java5source(unstable)1.5.0-17-0.1high508194
sun-java5sourcelenny1.5.0-22-0lenny1high
sun-java6source(unstable)6-12-1high508195
sun-java6sourcelenny6-20-0lenny1high

Notes

[etch] - sun-java5 <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
- openjdk-6 <not-affected> (browser plugin is different code base)

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