CVE Reference: CVE-2007-5236

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CVE-2007-5236

Description:
Java Web Start in Sun JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_15 and earlier, on Windows does not properly enforce access restrictions for untrusted applications, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to read local files via an untrusted application.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36946

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00010.html
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_55_java.html

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103073-1

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA27693
  Secunia Advisory: SA27716
  Secunia Advisory: SA27261
  Secunia Advisory: SA28777
  Secunia Advisory: SA29042
  Secunia Advisory: SA29897
  Secunia Advisory: SA30676

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6115

HP
  http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01234533

CONFIRM
  http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0010.html
  http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/0c36b6416afc3868b8b1b9012955e323.html

BID
  25920

BEA
  http://dev2dev.bea.com/pub/advisory/272


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