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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3655

Original release date: 07/10/2007
Last revised: 05/04/2014


Stack-based buffer overflow in javaws.exe in Sun Java Web Start in JRE 5.0 Update 11 and earlier, and 6.0 Update 1 and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long codebase attribute in a JNLP file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2477
Type: Advisory
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-12-14
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2874
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070711 SUN Java JNLP Overflow
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0829
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070709 EEYE: Sun Java WebStart JNLP Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37756
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0818
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-28
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070711 SUN Java JNLP Overflow
External Source: XF
Name: sun-java-jnlp-bo(35320)
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102996
External Source: MISC
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307177
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4224
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018346
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11367
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-20
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-11
External Source: MISC
Name: http://research.eeye.com/html/advisories/published/AD20070705.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:056
External Source: BID
Name: 24832
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 30284

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11367
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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