Intrusion Prevention

Sun.Java.Class.Validator.Abort.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a denial-of-service vulnerability in Sun Java.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a malicious Java applet. It allows a remote attacker to crash the application via sending a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Sun Java 1.6.0

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any official patch for this issue.