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CVE-2008-0657 Detail


Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 1 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 13 and earlier, allow context-dependent attackers to gain privileges via an untrusted (1) application or (2) applet, as demonstrated by an application or applet that grants itself privileges to (a) read local files, (b) write to local files, or (c) execute local programs.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/07/2008

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
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 External Source BEA BEA08-201.00 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:025 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200804-28 External Source SUNALERT 231261 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200804-20 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200806-11 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0123 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0156 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0210 External Source BID 27650 External Source SECTRACK 1019308 External Source CONFIRM External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0429 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1252 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1856 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11505

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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