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Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Virtual Machine Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Local Applications
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021919
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021919
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1102   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 26 2009
Original Entry Date:  Mar 26 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6 Update 12 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Virtual Machine. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted applet that, when loaded by the target user, will read and write local files or execute applications on the target system with the privileges of the target user.

Solaris x86, Windows, and Linux are not affected.

JDK and JRE 5.0 and SDK and JRE 1.4.2 and 1.3.1 are not affected.

Impact:   A remote user can create an applet that, when loaded by the target user, will read/write files and execute applications on the target user's system with the privileges of the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following Java SE and Java SE for Business releases for the Solaris SPARC platform:

* JDK and JRE 6 Update 13 or later

Java SE releases are available at:

JDK and JRE 6 Update 13:

http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp

JDK 6 Update 13 for Solaris is available in the following patches:

* Java SE 6 Update 13 (as delivered in patch 125136-14 or later)
* Java SE 6 Update 13 (as delivered in patch 125137-14 or later (64bit))
* Java SE 6 x86 Update 13 (as delivered in patch 125138-14 or later)
* Java SE 6 x86 Update 13 (as delivered in patch 125139-14 or later (64bit))

Java SE for Business releases are available at:

http://www.sun.com/software/javaseforbusiness/getit_download.jsp

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-254610-1

Vendor URL:  sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-254610-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  SPARC only

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 26 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Virtual Machine Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Local Applications
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.6.0-sun for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
Apr 8 2009 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Virtual Machine Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Local Applications
Red Hat has released a fix for java-1.6.0-openjdk for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
May 27 2009 (HP Issues Fix for HP-UX) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Virtual Machine Lets Remote Users Read/Write Files and Execute Local Applications
HP has issued a fix for HP-UX 11.11, 11.23, and 11.31.



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