openSUSE 10 Security Update : java-1_4_2-sun (java-1_4_2-sun-3843)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The Sun JAVA JDK 1.4.2 was upgraded to release 15 to fix various bugs,
including the following security bugs :

CVE-2007-2788 / CVE-2007-3004: Integer overflow in the embedded ICC
profile image parser in Sun Java Development Kit (JDK), allows remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (JVM
crash) via a crafted JPEG or BMP file.

CVE-2007-2789 / CVE-2007-3005: The BMP image parser in Sun Java
Development Kit (JDK), on Unix/Linux systems, allows remote attackers
to trigger the opening of arbitrary local files via a crafted BMP
file, which causes a denial of service (system hang) in certain cases
such as /dev/tty, and has other unspecified impact.

CVE-2007-0243: Buffer overflow in Sun JDK and Java Runtime Environment
(JRE) allows applets to gain privileges via a GIF image with a block
with a 0 width field, which triggers memory corruption.

Solution :

Update the affected java-1_4_2-sun packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27276 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0243

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