SuSE9 Security Update : IBM Java2 and SDK (YOU Patch Number 12531)

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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 Service Refresh 13 Fixpack 2

At least following security issues are fixed by this update :

- A vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
with storing temporary font files might allow an
untrusted applet or application to consume a
disproportionate amount of disk space resulting in a
denial-of-service condition. (CVE-2009-1100)

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12531.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42920 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1100

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