Mac OS X : Java for OS X 2012-006

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 10.7 or 10.8 host has a Java runtime that is
missing the Java for OS X 2012-006 update, which updates the Java
version to 1.6.0_37. It is, therefore, 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.

See also :

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5549
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Oct/msg00001.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2012-10/0089.html

Solution :

Apply the Java for OS X 2012-006 update, which includes version
14.5.0 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

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