Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 1.3.1 and 1.4.2 Release 2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is missing a security bugfix for Java 1.4.2 and 1.3.1.

This update fixes several security vulnerabilities that may allow a
Java applet to escalate its privileges.

To exploit these flaws, an attacker would need to lure an attacker
into executing a rogue Java applet.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Java 1.3.1 / 1.4.2 Release 2.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19702 (macosx_java_142r2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14825

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2527