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Sun JRE Java Plugin-In Multiple Applet Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of Java JRE plugin
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is using a vulnerable version of Sun Java Runtime
Plug-in, an addon to many web browser like Internet Explorer to
display java applets.
Two security issues have been reported in the remote version of this product :
- An untrusted applet may escalate its rights in order to read, write
or execute files on the remote system
- An untrusted applet may interfer with trusted applets loaded on the same
Solution: Upgrade to JRE 1.4.2_06 or 1.3.1_13
Threat Level: High
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