71193 : Oracle Java SE / Java for Business sun.plugin2.applet.Applet2ClassLoader findClass Method Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-02-15
Time to Patch
140 days

Description

Oracle Java contains a flaw related to the findClass method of the sun.plugin2.applet.Applet2ClassLoader class failing to properly validate URLS supplied by a trusted applet. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to use a crafted file or page to execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.6.0.24 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Oracle Corporation
Java JRE/JDK (Java SE)
6 Update 23
6 Update 23
JRockit
27.6.8
28.1.1

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-02-18 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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