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Sun Alert 246286 Security Vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment With Processing RSA Public Keys

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Product: Java Platform, Standard Edition 6 (Java SE 6)

A vulnerability in how the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) handlescertain RSA public keys may cause the JRE to consume an excessiveamount of CPU resources.  This may lead to a Denial of Service(DoS) condition on affected systems.  Such keys could be providedby a remote client of an application.

State: Resolved
First released: 03-Dec-2008

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