Java Web Start in Sun JDK and JRE 6 Update 2 and earlier does not properly enforce access restrictions for untrusted applications, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to read and modify local files via an untrusted application, aka "two vulnerabilities."
Published 2007-10-06 00:17:00
Updated 2017-09-29 01:29:32
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2007-5237

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2007-5237
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2007-5237 719
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-5237

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 76 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-5237

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CWE ids for CVE-2007-5237

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Vendor statements for CVE-2007-5237

  • Red Hat 2007-10-08
    Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of Sun JDK as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 4 or 5.

Products affected by CVE-2007-5237

  • SUN » JDK » Update Update2
    Versions up to, including, (<=) 1.6.0
  • SUN » JRE » Update Update1
    Versions up to, including, (<=) 1.6.0
  • SUN » JRE » Update Update2
    Versions up to, including, (<=) 1.6.0
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