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CVE-2011-0706

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2011-02-15
CWE:
CWE-266
Bugzilla:
677332: CVE-2011-0706 IcedTea multiple signers privilege escalation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The JNLPClassLoader class in IcedTea-Web before 1.0.1, as used in OpenJDK Runtime Environment 1.6.0, allows remote attackers to gain privileges via unknown vectors related to multiple signers and the assignment of "an inappropriate security descriptor."

Find out more about CVE-2011-0706 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of the java-1.6.0-openjdk package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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