SUN Java JNLP Overflow Jul 11 2007 02:37AM
Brett Moore (brett moore security-assessment com)

= SUN Java JNLP Overflow
= Vendor Advisory:
= http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102996-1
= Affected Software:
= Java Web Start in JDK and JRE 6 Update 1 and earlier
= Java Web Start in JDK and JRE 5.0 Update 11 and earlier
= Public disclosure on Wednesday July 11, 2007

== Overview ==


My guess is that two years down the track, nobody really took any

EEYE posted out there advisory, a couple of days ago. Check it if you
want the technical details.

Not surprising that it was also discovered by another person, and most
likely more than one.

1) Start-Regedit
2) Edit->Search->"editflags"
3) Find those that have a flag set of BINARY 00 00 01 00
4) *yawn*
5) Find a valid file of that type


6) Try a long string in an obvious place
7) Watch the debugger kick in
8) Finish your cup of coffee

== Solutions ==

SUN has released a patch

This class of vulnerability is well known, and future cases can be
mitigated by removing or modifying the editflags value for all
registry entries that have 'Disable Open/Save dialog box' set.

== Credit ==

Discovered and advised to SUN November 15 2006 by Brett Moore of

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