Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

JRE Java Web Start Multiple Buffer Overflows

Back to Search

JRE Java Web Start Multiple Buffer Overflows

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/06/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/18/2009
Modified
09/13/2018

Description

There are three buffer overflow security vulnerabilities in the Java Web Start in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 and earlier, JRE/JDK 5.0 and earlier and JRE 1.4.2_16 and earlier. These privileges can potentially allow the elevation of privileges for a given application and potentially for remote code execution.

Solution(s)

  • jre-upgrade-latest

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;