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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3115

Original release date: 07/09/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Secure Static Versioning in Sun Java JDK and JRE 6 Update 6 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 6 through 15, does not properly prevent execution of applets on older JRE releases, which might allow remote attackers to exploit vulnerabilities in these older releases.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: 32179
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200911-02
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2740
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31600
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32180
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 37386
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3178
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31010
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2056
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081004 VMSA-2008-0016 VMware Hosted products, VirtualCenter Update 3 and
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-09-24
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32018
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081004 VMSA-2008-0016 VMware Hosted products, VirtualCenter Update 3 and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issues
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238966
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:042
External Source: XF
Name: sun-securestatic-weak-security(43665)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-193A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3179
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020460
External Source: BID
Name: 30142
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0016.html

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