Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 9

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Java for Mac OS X
10.6 that is missing Update 9, which updates the Java version to
1.6.0_33. As such, it is affected by several security
vulnerabilities, the most serious of which may allow an untrusted Java
applet to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the current
user outside the Java sandbox.

In addition, the Java browser plugin and Java Web Start are
deactivated if they remain unused for 35 days or do not meet the
criteria for minimum safe version.

See also :

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Jun/msg00001.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5319

Solution :

Upgrade to Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 9, which includes version
13.8.0 of the JavaVM Framework.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true