56783 : Sun Java JDK / JRE SOCKS Proxy Implementation Applet Process Owner Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-08-04

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-2671" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The SOCKS proxy implementation in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 15, and JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 20, allows remote attackers to discover the username of the account that invoked an untrusted (1) applet or (2) Java Web Start application via unspecified vectors.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade JDK / JRE to version 5.0 Update 20, 6 Update 15 or higher, and Java SE for Business SDK and JRE to 1.4.2_22 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

40495

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 10.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-10-22 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

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