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Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) JMX Bug Lets Applets Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015281
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015281
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 29 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 3 or prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Sun's Java Runtime Environment (JRE). A remote applet may be able to gain elevated privileges.

The Java Management Extensions (JMX) implementation in JRE contains an unspecified flaw. A remote, untrusted applet may be able to gain elevated privleges. For example, an applet may be able to obtain permissions to read and write local files or execute local applications with the privileges of the user running the untrusted applet.

Sun credits Adam Gowdiak with reporting these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote applet may be able to gain elevated privileges, such as the ability to read or write to files on the target system or execute applications on the target system with the privileges of the user running the applet.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fix:

JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 4 (for for Windows, Solaris, and Linux) or later

J2SE 5.0 is available at:

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/download.jsp

http://java.com

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102017-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 30 2005 (Apple Issues Fix for OS X) Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) JMX Bug Lets Applets Gain Elevated Privileges
Apple has released a fix for J2SE on Mac OS X.



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