|Description||Integer overflow in javaws.exe in Sun Java Web Start in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted JPEG image that is not properly handled during display to a splash screen, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.|
|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)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[etch] - sun-java5 <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)