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<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.
Remote / Network Access
Loss of Confidentiality
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.
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