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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Sun JRE Java Plugin-In Multiple Applet Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of Java JRE plugin

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using a vulnerable version of Sun Java Runtime
Plug-in, an addon to many web browser like Internet Explorer to
display java applets.

Two security issues have been reported in the remote version of this product :

- An untrusted applet may escalate its rights in order to read, write
or execute files on the remote system


- An untrusted applet may interfer with trusted applets loaded on the same
page


Solution: Upgrade to JRE 1.4.2_06 or 1.3.1_13
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 12317

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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