Java Web Start in Sun JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 12 and earlier, and SDK and JRE 1.4.2_15 and earlier, on Windows does not properly enforce access restrictions for untrusted applications, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to read local files via an untrusted application.
Published 2007-10-06 00:17:00
Updated 2018-10-30 16:26:24
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-5236

0.55%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 78 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-5236

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
4.9
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-5236

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2007-5236

  • Red Hat 2007-10-08
    Not vulnerable. These issues do not affect Linux versions of Sun JDK or JRE.

Products affected by CVE-2007-5236

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