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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0657

Original release date: 02/07/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 1 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 13 and earlier, allow context-dependent attackers to gain privileges via an untrusted (1) application or (2) applet, as demonstrated by an application or applet that grants itself privileges to (a) read local files, (b) write to local files, or (c) execute local programs.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28888
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0010.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31497
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28795
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29858
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30676
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-11
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30780
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29897
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29841
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11505
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1252
External Source: BEA
Name: BEA08-201.00
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0210
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:025
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019308
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0429
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0123
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-20
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 231261
External Source: BID
Name: 27650
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-28
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29214
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0156
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1856
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29498

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11505
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)