The Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains a vulnerability that may allow unintended access to network resources.
Per Sunsolve Document ID 103079:
An attacker may be able to run a Java applet on a vulnerable system to gain access to network connections to resources not otherwise accessible and expose vulnerabilitites within those network resources.
Disabling the Java browser plugin may prevent a malicious webpage from exploiting this vulnerability. See the Securing Your Web Browser for instructions on how to disable Java in your browser.
This vulnerability was reported in Sun Alert 103079. Sun credits Billy Rios of VeriSign with providing information about this issue.
This document was written by Joseph Pruszynski.
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