Sun vulnerable with Java security hole

Thursday, 25 November 2004, 12:00 AM EST

Sun Microsystems has disclosed a serious vulnerability in the Java Plug-in technology within the SDK and the Java Run-time Environment that allows attackers to bypass the Java sandbox and Java applet security.

A remote attacker could execute hostile applets to access, download, upload or execute arbitrary files, as well as access the Java Virtual Machine user’s network.

By Rik Turner at Yahoo! News.

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