Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 7

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote Mac OS X 10.4 host is running a version of Java for Mac OS X
that is older than release 7.

The remote version of this software contains several security
vulnerabilities which may allow a rogue java applet to execute arbitrary
code on the remote host.

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

See also :

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3178
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Sep/msg00008.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Java for Mac OS X 10.4 release 7 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true