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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BEA JRockit Vendors:   Oracle
(Oracle Issues Fix for BEA JRockit) Java JNLPAppletLauncher Flaw Lets Remote Users Write Arbitrary Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023067
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023067
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-2676, CVE-2009-3403   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 21 2009
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Java JNLPAppletLauncher. A remote user can write arbitrary files on the target system. Oracle BEA JRockit is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted applet that, when loaded by the target user, will invoke a non-current version of the JNLPAppletLauncher to write arbitrary files on the target user's system.

SDK and JRE 1.3.1 are not affected.

John Heasman repored this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can write arbitrary files on the target system.
Solution:   Oracle has issued a fix for BEA JRockit, which is affected by this vulnerability.

The Oracle advisory is available at:

http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/critical-patch-updates/cpuoct2009.html

Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Aug 5 2009 Java JNLPAppletLauncher Flaw Lets Remote Users Write Arbitrary Files



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