Vulnerability Note VU#102289
Sun Java JRE vulnerable to privilege escalation
A vulnerability in the Sun Java Runtime Environment may allow a malicious applet to gain elevated privileges.
Per Sunsolve Document ID 102731:
An attacker may be able to run a Java applet on a vulnerable system with elevated privileges.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Sun Microsystems, Inc.||Affected||-||09 Jan 2007|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Unknown||18 Jan 2007||18 Jan 2007|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Sun thanks Tom Hawtin for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-6745
- Date Public: 20 Dec 2006
- Date First Published: 09 Jan 2007
- Date Last Updated: 16 May 2007
- Severity Metric: 29.24
- Document Revision: 41
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