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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks version of Sun JRE
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote Windows host has a version of Sun's Java Runtime
Environment that is affected by several vulnerabilities.
According to its version number, the Sun JRE installed on the remote
host has two buffer overflow issues that may permit an untrusted applet
to elevate its rights to, for example, read or write local files
or to execute local applications subject to the rights of the user
running the applet.
In addition, another set of vulnerabilities may permit an untrusted
applet to access data in other applets.
See also :
Update to Sun Java 2 JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 8 / SDK and JRE 1.4.2_13 /
SDK and JRE 1.3.1_19 or later and remove if necessary any affected
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 8.0
Networks Security ID: 21673, 21674, 21675
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security
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