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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability was found in in Java Web Start. If a user visits a
malicious website, an attacker could misuse this flaw to execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-2086)
Additionally, these packages fix several other critical
vulnerabilities. These are summarized in the 'Advance notification of
Security Updates for Java SE' from Sun Microsystems.
See also :
Update the affected java-1.6.0-sun-compat and / or jdk packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60521 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2086
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