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MSJava Applet CODEBASE File Access Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:582

Two vulnerabilities in Microsoft Virtual Machine (VM) up to and including build 5.0.3805 as used in Internet Explorer and other applications allow remote attackers to read files via a Java applet with a spoofed location in the CODEBASE parameter in the APPLET tag possibly due to a parsing error.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows ME
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2002-1258
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Virtual Machine (VM)