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SUN Java JNLP Overflow
SUN Java JNLP Overflow
SUN Java JNLP Overflow

======================================================================== SUN Java JNLP Overflow
= Vendor Advisory:  
= 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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