CVE-2008-5351

NameCVE-2008-5351
DescriptionJava Runtime Environment (JRE) for 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 accepts UTF-8 encodings that are not the "shortest" form, which makes it easier for attackers to bypass protection mechanisms for other applications that rely on shortest-form UTF-8 encodings.
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, 510972

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openjdk-6source(unstable)6b11-9.1high510972
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)

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