Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 15

This script is Copyright (C) 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 has a version of Java for Mac OS X 10.6 that
is missing Update 15, which updates the Java version to 1.6.0_45. It
is, therefore, affected by multiple 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://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-068/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-069/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-070/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-072/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-073/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-075/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-076/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-078/
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/6u45-relnotes-1932876.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5734
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Apr/msg00001.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 15, which includes version
13.9.5 of the JavaVM Framework.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true