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Sun Alert 101799 Security Vulnerability in JRE Plug-in affects the Sun Java Desktop System for Linux

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Product: Sun Java Desktop System 2003

Certain releases of the Sun Java Desktop System (JDS) for Linux include versions of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) which contain a vulnerability in the Java Plug-in which may allow an untrusted applet to escalate privileges, through JavaScript calling into Java code, including reading and writing files with the privileges of the user running the applet.

This issue is also described in Sun Alert 101749 at: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101749-1.

Avoidance: Patch
State: Resolved
First released: 01-Jul-2005

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