Sun Java Web Start Unauthorized Access (102881)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25124


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


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.


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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25124

File Name: sun_java_jre_102881.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.21 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/05/02

Modified: 2017/05/01

Dependencies: 33545

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


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:jre

Required KB Items: SMB/Java/JRE/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/04/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/05/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2435

BID: 23728

OSVDB: 35483

CWE: 264