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Apple Java security update for CVE-2009-3866

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) November 05, 2009 January 26, 2012 July 16, 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, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying a certain JNLP file to have a URL field that points to an unintended trusted application, aka Bug Id 6872824.

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References

Solution

  • Upgrade to Apple Java version 1.4.2.22

    Upgrade your copy of Apple Java to 1.4.2.22 by selecting 'Software Update' from the Apple menu, or by using the softwareupdate utility.

  • Upgrade to Apple Java version 1.5.0.22

    Upgrade your copy of Apple Java to 1.5.0.22 by selecting 'Software Update' from the Apple menu, or by using the softwareupdate utility.

  • Upgrade to Apple Java version 1.6.0.17

    Upgrade your copy of Apple Java to 1.6.0.17 by selecting 'Software Update' from the Apple menu, or by using the softwareupdate utility.

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