SuSE 10 Security Update : IBM Java (ZYPP Patch Number 7443)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

IBM Java 6 SR9 FP1 was updated to fix a critical security bug in float
number handling.

- The Java Runtime Environment hangs forever when
converting '2.2250738585072012e-308' to a binary
floating-point number. (CVE-2010-4476)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-4476.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7443.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57209 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4476

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