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JRE Java Update Flaw

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/05/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/18/2009
Modified
09/13/2018

Description

The "Java Update" feature for Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 and earlier as well as SDK and JRE 1.4.2_18 and earlier do not verify the signature of the JRE that is downloaded. This could potentially allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via DNS man-in-the-middle attacks.

Solution(s)

  • jre-upgrade-latest

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