Current Description

The URLConnection function in MacOS Runtime Java (MRJ) 2.1 and earlier and the Microsoft virtual machine (VM) for MacOS allows a malicious web site operator to connect to arbitrary hosts using a HTTP redirection, in violation of the Java security model.

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 20, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 05, 2008
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score10.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationAppleMac Os Runtime For Java**java*****2.1

Vulnerable Software List

Apple Mac Os Runtime For Java *


20000609 Security Holes Found in URLConnection of MRJ and IE of Mac OS (was Re: Reappearance of an old IE security bug) Patch Vendor Advisory
20000513 Re: Reappearance of an old IE security bug