69034 : Oracle Java SE / Java for Business java.net.URLConnection Same-of-origin Policy Bypass
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Oracle Java SE and Java for Business contain a flaw related to the 'HttpURLConnection' class in the Networking component's failure to properly validate applet request headers. This may allow a remote attacker to trigger actions which are normally restricted to HTTP clients.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified


Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Sun has released a patch to address this vulnerability.


Oracle Corporation
Java JRE
6 Update 21
5.0 Update 25
Java JDK
6 Update 21
5.0 Update 25



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-10-20 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1


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