Sun Java Web Start Unauthorized Access (102881) (Unix)

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Synopsis :

The remote Unix host has an application that is affected by a privilege
escalation vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version number, the Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
installed on the remote host reportedly may allow an untrusted
application to elevate its privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c470982a

Solution :

Update to Sun Java 2 JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 11 / SDK and JRE 1.4.2_14 /
SDK or later and remove, if necessary, any affected versions.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 64820 ()

Bugtraq ID: 23728

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2435