Upstream information

CVE-2008-4910 at MITRE


The BasicService in Sun Java Web Start allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs on a client machine via a file:// URL argument to the showDocument method.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 10
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 439118 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 18:31:58 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:43 2022