SuSE 10 Security Update : IBM Java 5 (ZYPP Patch Number 5662)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

IBM Java 5 was updated to SR8a to fix a security issue :

- A vulnerability in the Java Management Extensions (JMX)
agent when local monitoring is enabled, allowed remote
attackers to 'perform unauthorized operations'.
(CVE-2008-3103)

This update also includes new timezone data and fixes missing
.systemPrefs

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3103.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5662.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34485 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3103

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