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.
|Date First Published:||2007-10-05|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-10-12 19:28 UTC|