Bug 485116 - IcedTea plugin allows applets to call System.exit()
IcedTea plugin allows applets to call System.exit()
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: java-1.6.0-openjdk (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Deepak Bhole
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: Security
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Reported: 2009-02-11 12:27 EST by Deepak Bhole
Modified: 2009-04-23 15:28 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-23 15:28:15 EDT
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Description Deepak Bhole 2009-02-11 12:27:21 EST
An applet can call System.exit(), which in certain cases will cause the JVM to exit. Thus creating a potential DoS attack, as any other running applets will end up shutting down as well.

The fix is in the upstream repository, and need to be brought into Fedora (10 and Rawhide).
Comment 1 Deepak Bhole 2009-04-23 15:28:15 EDT
Fixed in all currently supported releases.

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