Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2007-5238First vendor Publication2007-10-05
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2011-03-07

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score2.6Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityHigh
Cvss Expoit Score4.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Java Web Start in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 2 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_15 and earlier does not properly enforce access restrictions for untrusted applications, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (the Java Web Start cache location) via an untrusted application, aka "three vulnerabilities."

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5238

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11592
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11592
Title: Java Web Start in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 2 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_15 and earlier does not properly enforce access restrictions for untrusted applications, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (the Java Web Start cache location) via an untrusted application, aka "three vulnerabilities."
Description: Java Web Start in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 2 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_15 and earlier does not properly enforce access restrictions for untrusted applications, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (the Java Web Start cache location) via an untrusted application, aka "three vulnerabilities."
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2007-5238
Version: 3
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application13
Application35
Application16

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2009-10-13Name : SLES10: Security update for IBM Java 1.4.2
File : nvt/sles10_java-1_4_2-ibm3.nasl
2009-10-13Name : SLES10: Security update for IBM Java 1.5.0
File : nvt/sles10_java-1_5_0-ibm4.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for Sun Java 2
File : nvt/sles9p5020427.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for IBMJava5-JRE,IBMJava5-SDK
File : nvt/sles9p5021818.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for IBM Java 5 and JRE
File : nvt/sles9p5023460.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for IBM Java 2 JRE and SDK
File : nvt/sles9p5023603.nasl
2009-05-05Name : HP-UX Update for Java JRE and JDK HPSBUX02284
File : nvt/gb_hp_ux_HPSBUX02284.nasl
2009-01-28Name : SuSE Update for Sun Java SUSE-SA:2007:055
File : nvt/gb_suse_2007_055.nasl
2009-01-23Name : SuSE Update for IBMJava2,IBMJava5,java-1_4_2-ibm,java-1_5_0-ibm SUSE-SA:2008...
File : nvt/gb_suse_2008_025.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200804-20 (sun-jdk, sun-jre-bin, emul-linux-x86...
File : nvt/glsa_200804_20.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200804-28 (jrockit-jdk-bin)
File : nvt/glsa_200804_28.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200806-11 (ibm-jdk-bin ibm-jre-bin)
File : nvt/glsa_200806_11.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
37762Sun Java JDK / JRE Multiple Unspecified Information Disclosure

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-02-22Name : The remote Unix host has an application that is affected by multiple vulnerab...
File : sun_java_jre_103079_unix.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20071128_jdk__java__on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20080114_jdk__java__on_SL3_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-24Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12142.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-08-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2007-0963.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-08-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2007-1041.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-08-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2008-0132.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-27Name : The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2008-0010.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-06-26Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200806-11.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-04-28Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200804-28.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-04-25Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_java-1_4_2-ibm-5182.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-04-25Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_java-1_5_0-ibm-5183.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-04-22Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200804-20.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-13Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_java-1_4_2-sun-4533.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-13Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_java-1_5_0-ibm-4687.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-10-18Name : The remote SuSE system is missing the security patch java-1_5_0-sun-4527
File : suse_java-1_5_0-sun-4527.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-10-18Name : The remote SuSE system is missing the security patch java-1_6_0-sun-4525
File : suse_java-1_6_0-sun-4525.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-10-18Name : The remote SuSE system is missing the security patch java-1_4_2-sun-4536
File : suse_java-1_4_2-sun-4536.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-10-05Name : The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by multiple vulne...
File : sun_java_jre_103079.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BEAhttp://dev2dev.bea.com/pub/advisory/272
BIDhttp://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25920
BUGTRAQhttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/482926/100/0/threaded
CONFIRMhttp://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/0c36b6416afc3868b8b1b9012955e323.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0010.html
GENTOOhttp://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-28.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-20.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200806-11.xml
HPhttp://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01234533
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01234533
REDHAThttp://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0963.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1041.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0132.html
SECTRACKhttp://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018770
SECUNIAhttp://secunia.com/advisories/27206
http://secunia.com/advisories/27261
http://secunia.com/advisories/27693
http://secunia.com/advisories/27716
http://secunia.com/advisories/27804
http://secunia.com/advisories/28777
http://secunia.com/advisories/28880
http://secunia.com/advisories/29042
http://secunia.com/advisories/29858
http://secunia.com/advisories/29897
http://secunia.com/advisories/30676
http://secunia.com/advisories/30780
SUNALERThttp://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103073-1
SUSEhttp://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00010.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_55_java.html
VUPENhttp://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3895
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0609
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1856/references
XFhttp://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36946

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