Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 8

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host has a version of Java that is affected by multiple

Description :

The remote Mac OS X 10.4 host is running a version of Java for Mac OS X
older than release 8.

The remote version of this software contains several security
vulnerabilities in Java Web Start and the Java Plug-in. For instance,
they may allow untrusted Java Web Start applications and untrusted Java
applets to obtain elevated privileges. If an attacker can lure a user
on the affected host into visiting a specially crafted web page with a
malicious Java applet, he could leverage these issues to execute
arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Java for Mac OS X 10.4 release 8.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35685 (macosx_java_rel8.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32892

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2086