Sun Java Media Framework (JMF) Arbitrary Code Execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 11635


A framework installed on the remote Windows host has a code execution vulnerability.


The remote host is using Sun Microsystems's Java Media Framework (JMF).

There is a bug in the version installed that may allow an untrusted applet to crash the Java Virtual Machine it is being run on, or even to gain unauthorized privileges.

An attacker could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this host. To exploit this flaw, the attacker would need to trick a user into running a malicious Java applet.


Upgrade to JMF 2.1.1e or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11635

File Name: jmf_privs_escalation.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2003/05/19

Modified: 2016/10/27

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-1572

BID: 7612

OSVDB: 2213

Secunia: 8792