CVE-2008-3638

high
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Description

Java on Apple Mac OS X 10.5.4 and 10.5.5 does not prevent applets from accessing file:// URLs, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00007.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32018

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3179

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31380

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020944

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45397

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-09-26

Updated: 2017-08-08

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
34291Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 7NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
34290Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high