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Archived - About the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 7

This document describes the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 7.

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Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 7

  • Java

    CVE-ID: CVE-2008-3637

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to arbitrary code execution

    Description: An error checking issue leading to the use of an uninitialized variable exists in the Hash-based Message Authentication Code (HMAC) provider used for generating MD5 and SHA-1 hashes. Visiting a website containing a maliciously crafted Java applet may lead to arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved error handling. This is an Apple-specific issue. Credit to Radim Marek for reporting this issue.

  • Java

    CVE-ID: CVE-2008-1185, CVE-2008-1186, CVE-2008-1187, CVE-2008-1188, CVE-2008-1189, CVE-2008-1190, CVE-2008-1191, CVE-2008-1192, CVE-2008-1195, CVE-2008-1196, CVE-2008-3104, CVE-2008-3107, CVE-2008-3108, CVE-2008-3111, CVE-2008-3112, CVE-2008-3113, CVE-2008-3114

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Java 1.4.2_16

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in Java 1.4.2_16, the most serious of which may allow untrusted Java applets to obtain elevated privileges. Visiting a web page containing a maliciously crafted Java applet may lead to arbitrary code execution. These issues are addressed by updating Java 1.4 to version 1.4.2_18. Further information is available via the Sun Java website at http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/ReleaseNotes.html

  • Java

    CVE-ID: CVE-2008-1185, CVE-2008-1186, CVE-2008-1187, CVE-2008-1188, CVE-2008-1189, CVE-2008-1190, CVE-2008-1191, CVE-2008-1192, CVE-2008-1193, CVE-2008-1194, CVE-2008-1195, CVE-2008-1196, CVE-2008-3103, CVE-2008-3104, CVE-2008-3107, CVE-2008-3111, CVE-2008-3112, CVE-2008-3113, CVE-2008-3114, CVE-2008-3115

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11, Mac OS X Server v10.4.11

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Java 1.5.0_13

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in Java 1.5.0_13, the most serious of which may allow untrusted Java applets to obtain elevated privileges. Visiting a web page containing a maliciously crafted Java applet may lead to arbitrary code execution. These issues are addressed by updating Java 1.5 to version 1.5.0_16. Further information is available via the Sun Java website at http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/ReleaseNotes.html

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