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Sun Alert 246346 A Security Vulnerability in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) With Authenticating Users Through Kerberos May Lead to a Denial of Service (DoS)

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

A security vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) withauthenticating users through Kerberos may lead to a Denial of Service(DoS) to the system as a whole, due to excessive consumption ofoperating system resources.

Sun acknowledges, with thanks, Jan Grant of Bristol University forbringing this issue to our attention.

State: Resolved
First released: 03-Dec-2008

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