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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2005.0329 -- Sun Alert Notification 57763
Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities in Sun Java System Web Proxy Server
21 April 2005
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 3.6 Service Pack 6
Publisher: Sun Microsystems
Operating System: Solaris
Impact: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Original Bulletin: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/printfriendly.do?assetkey=1-26-57763-1
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Sun(sm) Alert Notification
* Sun Alert ID: 57763
* Synopsis: Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities in Sun Java System Web
* Category: Security
* Product: Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 3.6 Service Pack 6
* BugIDs: 5109863
* Avoidance: Upgrade
* State: Resolved
* Date Released: 19-Apr-2005
* Date Closed: 19-Apr-2005
* Date Modified:
1. Impact A buffer overflow vulnerability in the Sun Java System Web
Proxy Server (Formerly Sun ONE Proxy Server) may allow a remote
unprivileged user to execute arbitrary code on the system running the
Web Proxy Server with the privileges of the server process.
Note: The default UID for the Web Proxy Server is "nobody", however,
the administrator may have used a different UID from the default
during installation or configuration.
2. Contributing Factors This issue can occur in the following releases
for all platforms:
* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 3.6 Service Pack 6 and earlier
Note: For supported architectures and OS versions see
3. Symptoms The Web Proxy Server may crash if the described buffer
overflow vulnerabilities have been exploited.
Solution Summary Top
4. Relief/Workaround There is no workaround. Please see the
"Resolution" section below.
5. Resolution This issue is addressed in the following release:
* Sun Java System Web Proxy Server 3.6 Service Pack 7 and later
which can be downloaded at http://www.sun.com/download/index.jsp
under the "Web and Proxy Servers" selection.
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