This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A denial of service flaw was found in the way certain strings were
converted to Double objects. A remote attacker could use this flaw to
cause Java-based applications to hang, for instance if they parse
Double values in a specially-crafted HTTP request. (CVE-2010-4476)
All running instances of OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update
to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60953 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-4476