This vulnerability has been modified since it was last analyzed by the NVD. It is awaiting reanalysis which may result in further changes to the information provided.
Directory traversal vulnerability in the PersistenceService in Sun Java Web Start in JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 11 and earlier, and Java Web Start in SDK and JRE 1.4.2_13 and earlier, for Windows allows remote attackers to perform unauthorized actions via an application that grants file overwrite privileges to itself. NOTE: this can be leveraged to execute arbitrary code by overwriting a .java.policy file.
CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:
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CVSS 2.0 Severity and Metrics: