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The Java Virtual Machine (JVM) in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in SDK and JRE 1.3.x through 1.3.1_20 and 1.4.x through 1.4.2_15 and JDK and JRE 5.x through 5.0 Update 12 and 6.x through 6 Update 2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs or read or modify arbitrary files via applets that grant privileges to themselves.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9898

The Java Virtual Machine (JVM) in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in SDK and JRE 1.3.x through 1.3.1_20 and 1.4.x through 1.4.2_15 and JDK and JRE 5.x through 5.0 Update 12 and 6.x through 6 Update 2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs or read or modify arbitrary files via applets that grant privileges to themselves.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-5689
Product(s):