openSUSE 10 Security Update : java-1_5_0-sun (java-1_5_0-sun-1438)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27278


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Sun Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.5.0_6 and earlier, JDK 1.5.0_6 and earlier, and SDK 1.5.0_6 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by using the Font.createFont function to create temporary files of arbitrary size in the %temp% directory (CVE-2006-2426).


Update the affected java-1_5_0-sun packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27278

File Name: suse_java-1_5_0-sun-1438.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_5_0-sun, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_5_0-sun-alsa, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_5_0-sun-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_5_0-sun-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_5_0-sun-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_5_0-sun-plugin, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_5_0-sun-src, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2426