SuSE 10 Security Update : IBM Java (ZYPP Patch Number 2461)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update brings IBM Java 1.4.2 to Service Release 7.

It contains several undisclosed security fixes, including the fix for
the RSA attack similar to Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-4790.

It also contains timezone updates :

- US daylightsaving time update starting 2007.

- Western Australia daylight savings time introduction in
December 2006.

- Update to current timezone dataset.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-4790.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2461.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29468 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4790

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