Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 254609 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1020229.1.
Date of Resolved Release
A Security Vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) HTTP Server Implementation May Allow a Denial of Service (DoS) Condition on a JAX-WS Service Endpoint
A security vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) HTTP server implementation may allow a remote unprivileged user to create a Denial of Service (DoS) condition on a JAX-WS service endpoint that runs on the JRE.
2. Contributing Factors
This issue can occur in the following Java SE and Java SE for Business releases for Windows, Solaris, and Linux:
Note 2: JDK and JRE 5.0, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2 and 1.3.1 are not affected by this issue.
To determine the version of Java installed on a system, the following command can be run:
% java -version
Should the described issue occur, the JAX-WS service endpoint may become unresponsive.
There is no workaround for this issue. Please see the "Resolution" section below.
This issue is addressed in the following Java SE and Java SE for Business releases for Windows, Solaris, and Linux:
JDK and JRE 6 Update 13:
JRE 6 Update 13:
through the Java Update tool for Microsoft Windows users.
JDK 6 Update 13 for Solaris is available in the following patches:
Note: When installing a new version of the product from a source other than a Solaris patch, it is recommended that the old affected versions be removed from your system. To remove old affected versions on the Windows platform, please see:
For more information on Security Sun Alerts, see 1009886.1.
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