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CVE-2007-1681 Detail


Format string vulnerability in in Sun Java Web Console 2.2.2 through 2.2.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash), obtain sensitive information, and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors during a failed login attempt, related to syslog.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/19/2007


CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0

Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Impact

Root level code execution is only possible if the web console is running as root, which it does not by default.

Evaluator Solution

The vendor has addressed this issue through multiple product updates: Sun Java Web Console 2.2.2 Sun Java Web Console x86 2.2.2 Sun Java Web Console x86 2.2.3 Sun Java Web Console 2.2.3 Sun Java Web Console x86 2.2.4 Sun Java Web Console 2.2.4 Sun Java Web Console x86 2.2.5 Sun Java Web Console 2.2.5

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