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Bug 284147 (CVE-2009-1712) - [TRACKER] <net-libs/webkit-gtk-1.1.10: WebKit Remote loading of Java applets is not prohibited (CVE-2009-1712)
Summary: [TRACKER] <net-libs/webkit-gtk-1.1.10: WebKit Remote loading of Java applets ...
Alias: CVE-2009-1712
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa]
Keywords: Tracker
Depends on: 287494
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Reported: 2009-09-08 11:05 UTC by Alex Legler (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-12 22:18 UTC (History)
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Description Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-09-08 11:05:00 UTC
CVE-2009-1712 (
  WebKit in Apple Safari before 4.0 does not prevent remote loading of
  local Java applets, which allows remote attackers to execute
  arbitrary code, gain privileges, or obtain sensitive information via
  an APPLET or OBJECT element.
Comment 1 Tim Sammut (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2011-01-05 06:14:23 UTC
According to, this issue was fixed in =net-libs/webkit-gtk-1.1.10. Updating status to [glsa], so it shows up in reports accordingly.
Comment 2 Chris Reffett (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2013-09-12 22:18:52 UTC
Presumably all affected versions are gone from tree. Closing as discussed with keytoaster. No GLSA for you.