Ubuntu 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : openjdk-6 vulnerabilities (USN-971-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the IcedTea plugin did not correctly check
certain accesses. If a user or automated system were tricked into
running a specially crafted Java applet, a remote attacker could read
arbitrary files with user privileges, leading to a loss of privacy.
(CVE-2010-2548, CVE-2010-2783).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48349 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2548
CVE-2010-2783