Sun Java JRE Multiple Vulnerabilities (263408 / 263409 / 263428 ..)

high Nessus Plugin ID 40495


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


The version of Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed on the remote host is earlier than 6 Update 15 / 5.0 Update 20 / 1.4.2_22 / 1.3.1_26. Such version are potentially affected by the following security issues :

- A vulnerability in the JRE audio system may allow system properties to be accessed. (263408)

- A privilege escalation vulnerability may exist in the JRE SOCKS proxy implementation. (263409)

- An integer overflow vulnerability when parsing JPEG images may allow an untrusted Java Web Start application to escalate privileges. (263428)

- A vulnerability with verifying HMAC-based XML digital signatures in the XML Digital Signature implementation may allow authentication to be bypassed. (263429)

- An integer overflow vulnerability with unpacking applets and Java Web start applications using the 'unpack200' JAR unpacking utility may allow an untrusted applet to escalate privileges. (263488)

- An issue with parsing XML data may allow a remote client to create a denial of service condition. (263489)

- Non-current versions of the 'JNLPAppletLauncher' may be re-purposed with an untrusted Java applet to write arbitrary files. (263490)

- A vulnerability in the Active Template Library in various releases of Microsoft Visual Studio that is used by the Java Web Start ActiveX control can be leveraged to execute arbitrary code. (264648)


Update to Sun Java JDK / JRE 6 Update 15, JDK / JRE 5.0 Update 20, SDK / JRE 1.4.2_22, or SDK / JRE 1.3.1_26 or later and remove, if necessary, any affected versions.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40495

File Name: sun_java_jre_263408.nasl

Version: 1.31

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/5/2009

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:jre

Required KB Items: SMB/Java/JRE/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/5/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/5/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0217, CVE-2009-2625, CVE-2009-2670, CVE-2009-2671, CVE-2009-2672, CVE-2009-2673, CVE-2009-2674, CVE-2009-2675, CVE-2009-2676

BID: 35922, 35939, 35942, 35943, 35944, 35945, 35946, 35958

CWE: 264