Bug 321981 - (CVE-2007-5239) CVE-2007-5239 Untrusted Application or Applet May Move or Copy Arbitrary Files
CVE-2007-5239 Untrusted Application or Applet May Move or Copy Arbitrary Files
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
: Security
Depends On: 322011 322021 368071 368081 368091 368111 368121 435710 435711 435899 435900 435901 455573
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Reported: 2007-10-07 08:09 EDT by Marc Schoenefeld
Modified: 2016-06-10 16:26 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-06-10 16:26:41 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:0963 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: java-1.5.0-sun security update 2007-10-12 05:55:14 EDT
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:1041 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: java-1.5.0-ibm security update 2007-11-26 11:37:14 EST
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2008:0132 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.4.2-ibm security update 2008-02-14 09:46:54 EST
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2008:0156 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: java-1.5.0-bea security update 2008-03-05 05:41:57 EST

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Description Marc Schoenefeld 2007-10-07 08:09:50 EDT
Sun describes a flaw at: 


A vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment may allow an untrusted Java Web
Start application or Java applet to move or copy arbitrary files on the system
that the application or applet runs on, by requesting the user of the
application or applet to drag a file from the application or applet window to a
desktop application that has permissions to accept and write files on the
system. To exploit this vulnerability, the application or applet has to
successfully persuade the user to drag and drop the file.

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