Intrusion Prevention

Sun.JDK.BMP.Image.Parser.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a denial-of-service vulnerability in the Sun Java development kit.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted BMP file. It allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.

Affected Products

Sun Java development kit (jdk) before 1.5.0_11-b03
Sun Java development kit (jdk) 1.6.x
Sun Java development kit (jdk) before 1.6.0_01-b06

Impact

Denial of service

Recommended Actions

Upgrade jdk to latest verion.
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/index.html

CVE References

CVE-2007-2789