openSUSE 10 Security Update : java-1_5_0-sun (java-1_5_0-sun-1438)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.5.0_6 and earlier, JDK 1.5.0_6
and earlier, and SDK 1.5.0_6 and earlier allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by using the
Font.createFont function to create temporary files of arbitrary size
in the %temp% directory (CVE-2006-2426).

Solution :

Update the affected java-1_5_0-sun packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27278 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2426

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