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Re: Sun Java Plugin arbitrary package access vulnerability
From: Juergen Schmidt <ju () heisec de>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 14:06:06 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 23 Nov 2004, Jouko Pynnonen wrote:

 [script language=javascript]
 var c=document.applets[0].getClass().forName('sun.text.Utility');
 alert('got Class object: '+c)
 [/script]

I implemented a short demonstration out of this. It works with 1.4.2_05
and IE/Mozilla.

I tried this with Debian (unstable, j2re1.4) which uses a Java "1.4.1"
from Blackdown.
It does not work.
Does this mean Blackdowns Java is not vulnerable? Or is testing for
"sun.text.Utility" not adequate for this.

The class sun.text.Utility is present in rt.jar.

bye, ju

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