Rule Category

FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.

Alert Message

FILE-OTHER Oracle Java WebStart JNLP stack buffer overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

Stack-based buffer overflow in javaws.exe in Sun Java Web Start in JRE 5.0 Update 11 and earlier, and 6.0 Update 1 and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long codebase attribute in a JNLP file. Impact: CVSS base score 6.8 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2007-3655
Stack-based buffer overflow in javaws.exe in Sun Java Web Start in JRE 5.0 Update 11 and earlier, and 6.0 Update 1 and earlier, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long codebase attribute in a JNLP file.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score6.8
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access