Sun Java Applet Invocation Version Specification

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a runtime environment that is
affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote version of Windows contains a version of the Java JRE
that is older than 1.4.2_06 / 1.3.1_13.

Even if a newer version of this software is installed, a malicious
Java applet may invoke a particular version of the Java JRE to be
executed with. As a result, a rogue Java applet could exploit this
vulnerability by requesting to be executed with an older, vulnerable
version of the JRE.

See also :

Solution :

Uninstall any outdated versions of the JRE.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 15926 (java_jre_version_invocation.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11757

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4302

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