SuSE 10 Security Update : IBM Java (ZYPP Patch Number 3851)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The IBM Java JRE/SDK has been brought to release 1.4.2 SR containing
several bugfixes, including following security fixes :

- A buffer overflow vulnerability in the Java(TM) Runtime
Environment may allow an untrusted applet to elevate its
privileges. For example, an applet may grant itself
permissions to read and write local files or execute
local applications that are accessible to the user
running the untrusted applet. (CVE-2007-0243)

- Two vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment may
independently allow an untrusted applet to access data
in other applets. (CVE-2006-6737 / CVE-2006-6736)

- Two vulnerabilities in the Java(TM) Runtime Environment
with serialization may independently allow an untrusted
applet or application to elevate its privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 3851.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29469 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6736

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