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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2002-0979
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:29:27
Published 24 Sep 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The Java logging feature for the Java Virtual Machine in Internet Explorer writes output from functions such as System.out.println to a known pathname, which can be used to execute arbitrary code.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Virtual Machine


BID - 5491

XF - ie-javalogging-code-execution(9886)

BUGTRAQ - 20020817 Enableing java logging in MSIE is dangerous

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:08