Oracle JDK 1.7 Denial Of Service Vulnerability

Summary

A remote user can exploit a flaw in the Libraries component to cause partial denial of service conditions

Credit:

The original article can be found at: http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037637


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * Oracle JDK 1.7
 * Oracle JDK 1.8
 * Oracle JDK 1.8
 * Oracle JRE 1.7
 * Oracle JRE 1.8
 * Oracle JRE 1.8
 * Oracle Jrockit R28.3.12

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Libraries). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 7u121 and 8u112; Java SE Embedded: 8u111; JRockit: R28.3.12. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Note: Applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS v3.0 Base Score 5.3 (Availability impacts).

CVE Information:
CVE-2016-5547

Disclosure Timeline:
Publish Date : 2017-01-27
Last Update Date : 2017-02-10

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