About the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 8
This document describes the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 8.
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Available for: Mac OS X v10.4.11 with Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 7, Mac OS X Server v.10.4.11 with Java for Mac OS X 10.4, Release 7
Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Java Web Start and Java Plug-in
Description: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in Java Web Start and the Java Plug-in, the most serious of which may allow untrusted Java Web Start applications and untrusted Java applets to obtain elevated privileges. Visiting a web page containing a maliciously crafted Java applet may lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the current user. This update provides patches for the Java Bug IDs 6694892, 6707535, 6727081 and 6767668 from Sun Microsystems.
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