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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated java-1.4.2-bea packages that fix a security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The BEA WebLogic JRockit 1.4.2_16 JRE and SDK contains BEA WebLogic
JRockit Virtual Machine 1.4.2_16 and is certified for the Java 2
Platform, Standard Edition, v1.4.2.
A flaw was found in the Java XSLT processing classes. An untrusted
application or applet could cause a denial of service, or execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the JRE.
Please note: This vulnerability can only be triggered in
java-1.4.2-bea by calling the 'appletviewer' application.
All java-1.4.2-bea users should upgrade to this updated package which
addresses this vulnerability.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40720 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1187