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JRE Untrusted Application Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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JRE Untrusted Application Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/05/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2009
Modified
09/13/2018

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.

Solution(s)

  • jre-upgrade-latest

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