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Sun Java Runtime Environment temporary files weak security

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6596

Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 10 and earlier; JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 16 and earlier; SDK and JRE 1.4.2_18 and earlier; and SDK and JRE 1.3.1_23 and earlier creates temporary files with predictable file names which allows attackers to write malicious JAR files via unknown vectors.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 3.5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-5360
Product(s):