Sun Java JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities (102729 / 102732) (Unix)

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Synopsis :

The remote Unix host has a version of Sun's Java Runtime Environment
that is affected by several vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its version number, the Sun JRE installed on the remote
host has two buffer overflow issues that may allow an untrusted applet
to elevate its privileges to, for example, read or write local files or
to execute local applications subject to the privileges of the user
running the applet.

In addition, another set of vulnerabilities may allow an untrusted
applet to access data in other applets.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 64818 ()

Bugtraq ID: 21673

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6731