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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2004-1503
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:41:35
Published 31 Dec 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2004-1503

Summary

Integer overflow in the InitialDirContext in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.4.2, 1.5.0 and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Java exception and failed DNS requests) via a large number of DNS requests, which causes the xid variable to wrap around and become negative.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Sun Jre 1.4.2

  • Sun Jre 1.5.0


References

XF - sun-jre-dns-dos(17990)

BID - 11619

SECUNIA - 13142

BUGTRAQ - 20041108 DOS against Java JNDI/DNS


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:04