CVE-2014-8873

high

Description

A .desktop file in the Debian openjdk-7 package 7u79-2.5.5-1~deb8u1 includes a MIME type registration that is added to /etc/mailcap by mime-support, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a JAR file.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3235

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3316

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/18/2

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76019

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-11-09

Updated: 2015-11-10

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 10

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH