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CVE-1999-0766 Detail

Description

The Microsoft Java Virtual Machine allows a malicious Java applet to execute arbitrary commands outside of the sandbox environment.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/21/1999

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0766
Original release date:
10/21/1999
Last revised:
09/09/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;%5BLN%5D;Q240346 External Source MSKB Q240346
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms99-031.mspx External Source MS MS99-031
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/600 External Source BID 600

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