|Description||Directory traversal vulnerability in Sun Java Web Start in JDK and JRE 6 before Update 7, JDK and JRE 5.0 before Update 16, and SDK and JRE 1.4.x before 1.4.2_18 allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files via the writeManifest method in the CacheEntry class, aka CR 6703909.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||high (attack range: remote)|
|Debian Bugs||490260, 566770|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[etch] - sun-java5 <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)