SuSE 11 Security Update : IBM Java 1.4.2 (SAT Patch Number 1525)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

IBM Java 1.4.2 was updated to Service Refresh 13 Fixpack 2

At least following security issues are fixed by this update:
CVE-2009-1100: 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.

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 1525.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42928 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1100

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