SuSE9 Security Update : IBM Java2 JRE and SDK (YOU Patch Number 12511)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

IBM Java 1.4.2 was updated to SR13 FP1.

It fixes following two security issues :

- A vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
with parsing XML data might allow a remote client to
create a denial-of-service condition on the system that
the JRE runs on. (CVE-2009-2625)

- A vulnerability in how the Java Runtime Environment
(JRE) handles certain RSA public keys might cause the
JRE to consume an excessive amount of CPU resources.
This might lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) condition
on affected systems. Such keys could be provided by a
remote client of an application. (CVE-2008-5349)

This issue affects the following security providers: IBMJCE,
IBMPKCS11Impl and IBMJCEFIPS.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-5349.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2625.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12511.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41954 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5349
CVE-2009-2625

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