71193 : Oracle Java SE / Java for Business sun.plugin2.applet.Applet2ClassLoader findClass Method Code Execution
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Disclosure Date
Time to Patch
140 days


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.


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


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


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



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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