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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BEA JRockit Vendors:   BEA Systems
(BEA Issues Fix for JRockit) Java Web Start Bugs Let Remote Users Rename/Copy Files on the Target User's System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019462
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019462
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5239   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 21 2008
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): R24, R25
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Java Web Start. A remote user can cause files to be renamed or copied on the target user's system. BEA JRockit is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted application or applet that, when loaded by the target user, will copy or rename arbitrary files when the target user performs a drag-and-drop operation from the application or applet window onto certain types of desktop applications. File operations will occur with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A remote user can create an application or applet that, when loaded by the target user and when the target user drags and drops from the application or applet to a desktop application, will rename or copy files on the target user's system.
Solution:   BEA JRockit R24 and BEA JRockit R25 are affected. An update is available at:

http://commerce.bea.com/products/weblogicjrockit/jrockit_prod_fam.jsp

The BEA advisory is available at:

http://dev2dev.bea.com/pub/advisory/272

Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Oct 12 2007 Java Web Start Bugs Let Remote Users Rename/Copy Files on the Target User's System



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