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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Oracle Java Web Start Vendors:   Sun
Java Web Start Bug Lets Remote Applets Gain Privileges on the Target User's System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015597
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015597
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-0613   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 18 2006
Original Entry Date:  Feb 8 2006
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Java Web Start in Java 2 Platform Standard Edition (J2SE) 5.0 Update 5 and earlier 5.0 releases
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Java Web Start. A remote applet may be able to obtain privileges on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Java Web Start application that, when loaded by the target user, will gain elevated privileges. The application may be able to read and write files on the target user's system.

Sun credits Peter Csepely with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote applet may be able to obtain privileges on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fix.

* Java Web Start in Java 2 Platform Standard Edition (J2SE) 5.0 Update 6 and later for Windows, Solaris, and Linux

J2SE 5.0 is available at:

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

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102170-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102170-1 (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.
Apr 18 2006 (Apple Issues Fix) Java Web Start Bug Lets Remote Applets Gain Privileges on the Target User's System
Apple has issued a fix for Mac OS X.



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