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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5238

Java Web Start in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 2 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_15 and earlier does not properly enforce access restrictions for untrusted applications, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (the Java Web Start cache location) via an untrusted application, aka "three vulnerabilities."
Publish Date : 2007-10-05 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-10-03 2007-10-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5238 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075238 unix
ELSA-2007:0963: java-1.5.0-sun security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21783 unix
ELSA-2007:1041: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22548 unix
ELSA-2008:0132: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21747 unix
Java Web Start in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 2 and earlier, JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_1... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11592 unix
RHSA-2007:0963: java-1.5.0-sun security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070963 unix
RHSA-2007:1041: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071041 unix
RHSA-2008:0132: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080132 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5238

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application SUN JDK 1.5.0 Update12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application SUN JDK 1.6.0 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application SUN JDK 1.6.0 Update2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application SUN JRE 1.3.0 Update5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application SUN JRE 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application SUN JRE 1.3.1 Update20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application SUN JRE 1.3.1 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application SUN JRE 1.3.1 Update16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application SUN JRE 1.3.1 Update18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application SUN JRE 1.3.1 Update19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application SUN JRE 1.3.1 Update1a Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application SUN JRE 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application SUN JRE 1.4.1 Update3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application SUN JRE 1.4.2 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application SUN JRE 1.6.0 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application SUN JRE 1.6.0 Update2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 01a Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application SUN SDK 1.3.1 18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application SUN SDK 1.4.2 08 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SUN JDK 13
SUN JRE 35
SUN SDK 16

- References For CVE-2007-5238

http://dev2dev.bea.com/pub/advisory/272
BEA BEA08-198.00
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00010.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:025
http://secunia.com/advisories/28880
SECUNIA 28880
http://secunia.com/advisories/29042
SECUNIA 29042
http://secunia.com/advisories/27206
SECUNIA 27206
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01234533
HP SSRT071483
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0132.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0132
http://secunia.com/advisories/29858
SECUNIA 29858
http://secunia.com/advisories/29897
SECUNIA 29897
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-28.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-28
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0609
VUPEN ADV-2008-0609
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-20.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-20
http://secunia.com/advisories/27261
SECUNIA 27261
http://secunia.com/advisories/30676
SECUNIA 30676
http://secunia.com/advisories/27804
SECUNIA 27804
http://secunia.com/advisories/28777
SECUNIA 28777
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1856/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1856
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3895
VUPEN ADV-2007-3895
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/0c36b6416afc3868b8b1b9012955e323.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/30780
SECUNIA 30780
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200806-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200806-11
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_55_java.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:055
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018770
SECTRACK 1018770
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25920
BID 25920 Sun Java WebStart Multiple File Access And Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-06-26
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/482926/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071029 FLEA-2007-0061-1 sun-jre sun-jdk
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1041.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1041
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0963.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0963
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36946
XF javaweb-cache-information-disclosure(36946)
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0010.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/27693
SECUNIA 27693
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103073-1
SUNALERT 103073
http://secunia.com/advisories/27716
SECUNIA 27716

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5238

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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