50500 : Sun Java JDK / JRE Deserializing Calendar Object Privilege Escalation
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A security vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) related to deserializing calendar objects may allow an untrusted applet or application to escalate privileges. For example, an untrusted applet may grant itself permissions to read and write local files or execute local applications that are accessible to the user running the untrusted applet.


Location: Local / Remote
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Vendor Verified


Upgrade to version JDK/JRE 5.0 Update 17, JDK/JRE 6 Update 11, SDK/JRE 1.4.2_19, SDK/JRE 1.3.1_24 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


Unknown or Incomplete


Tools & Filters


java_deserialize java_deserialize_win32


  • Sami Koivu -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-12-05 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2


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