Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 8.1 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : java (jre, j2sdk) (SSA:2005-170-01)
High Nessus Plugin ID 18802
SynopsisThe remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSun has released a couple of security advisories pertaining to both the Java Runtime Environment and the Standard Edition Development Kit.
These could allow applets to read or write to local files. For more details, Sun's advisories may be found here:
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101748-1 http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101749-1 Slackware repackage's Sun's Java(TM) binaries without changing them, so the packages from Slackware -current should be used for all glibc based Slackware versions.
SolutionUpdate the affected j2sdk and / or jre packages.