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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0657

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 1 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 13 and earlier, allow context-dependent attackers to gain privileges via an untrusted (1) application or (2) applet, as demonstrated by an application or applet that grants itself privileges to (a) read local files, (b) write to local files, or (c) execute local programs.
Publish Date : 2008-02-07 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-02-05 2008-02-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0657 unix
ELSA-2008:0123: java-1.5.0-sun security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22586 unix
ELSA-2008:0156: java-1.5.0-bea security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22691 unix
ELSA-2008:0210: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22529 unix
Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 1 and earlier, and 5.0 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11505 unix
RHSA-2008:0123: java-1.5.0-sun security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080123 unix
RHSA-2008:0156: java-1.5.0-bea security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080156 unix
RHSA-2008:0210: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080210 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-2008-0657

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SUN JDK 5.0 Update13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SUN JRE 1.5.0 Update13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SUN JRE 1.6.0 Update1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2008-0657
BEA BEA08-201.00
VUPEN ADV-2008-0429
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:025
GENTOO GLSA-200804-28
VUPEN ADV-2008-1856
VUPEN ADV-2008-1252
GENTOO GLSA-200804-20
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0156
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0123
GENTOO GLSA-200806-11
BID 27650 Sun Java RunTime Environment Read and Write Permission Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-25
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0210
SECTRACK 1019308

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0657

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