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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4381

Original release date: 08/17/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Unspecified vulnerability in the font parsing implementation in Sun JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 9 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_14 and earlier, allows remote attackers to perform unauthorized actions via an applet that grants certain privileges to itself.


Additional information regarding this CVE can be found at SecurityFocus: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25340


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
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: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:025
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0132
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200709-15
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018576
External Source: BEA
Name: BEA07-177.00
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0956
External Source: MISC
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307177
External Source: BID
Name: 25340
External Source: XF
Name: sun-java-font-privilege-escalation(36061)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4224
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:1086
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 103024
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0100
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2910
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/0c36b6416afc3868b8b1b9012955e323.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-12-14
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10290
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3009

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10290
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:sun:jdk:1.5.0:update9 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:sun:jre:1.4.2:update14 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:sun:sdk:1.4.2_14 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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