Sun < 2.3.1 Database HSQLDB Database Document Handling Arbitrary Java Code Execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 29218


The remote Windows host has a program that allows execution of arbitrary code.


The remote host is running a version of Sun Microsystems that contains an arbitrary code execution vulnerability in its HSQLDB database engine. If a remote attacker can trick a user into opening a specially crafted database, this issue can be leveraged to execute arbitrary static Java code on the remote host subject to the user's privileges.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29218

File Name: openoffice_231.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/12/05

Modified: 2016/05/20

Dependencies: 25551

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/

Required KB Items: SMB/OpenOffice/Build

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4575

BID: 26703

OSVDB: 40548

CWE: 94