CVE 2007-5689

The Java Virtual Machine (JVM) in Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in SDK and JRE 1.3.x through 1.3.1_20 and 1.4.x through 1.4.2_15, and JDK and JRE 5.x through 5.0 Update 12 and 6.x through 6 Update 2, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs, or read or modify arbitrary files, via applets that grant privileges to themselves.

See the CVE page on Mitre.org for more details.

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