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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SSA-2005-170-01 java (jre, j2sdk)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2005-170-01 java (jre, j2sdk)

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Sun has released a couple of security advisories pertaining to both the
Java Runtime Environment and the Standard Edition Development Kit.
These could permit applets to read or write to local files. For more
details, Sun's advisories may be found here:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101748-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101749-1

Slackware repackage's Sun's Java(TM) binaries without changing them, so
the packages from Slackware -current should be used for all glibc based
Slackware versions.


Here are the details from the Slackware -current ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
Sun Jun 19 21:45:07 PDT 2005
l/jre-1_5_0_03-i586-1.tgz: This already-issued package fixes some
recently announced security issues that could permit applets to read
or write to local files. See:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101748-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101749-1
(* Security fix *)
extra/j2sdk-1.5.0_03/j2sdk-1_5_0_03-i586-1.tgz: Fixed the slack-desc
to not include the release version to prevent future mishaps. :-)
This already-issued package fixes some recently announced security
issues that could permit applets to read or write to local files.
See:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101748-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101749-1
(* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+



Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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