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JRE Untrusted Application Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) November 04, 2009 December 17, 2009 July 15, 2012

Available Exploits 

Description

The Java Web Start Installer in Sun Java SE in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 17 does not properly use security model permissions when removing installer extensions. This can potentially allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying a certain JNLP file to have a URL field that points to an unintended trusted application.

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References

Solution

upgrade-jre-1_6_0_17

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