SuSE 10 Security Update : Java (ZYPP Patch Number 3891)
High Nessus Plugin ID 29474
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThe IBM Java JRE/SDK has been brought to release 1.4.2 SR8, containing several bugfixes, including the following security fixes :
- A buffer overflow vulnerability in the Java(TM) Runtime Environment may allow an untrusted applet to elevate its privileges. For example, an applet may grant itself permissions to read and write local files or execute local applications that are accessible to the user running the untrusted applet. (CVE-2007-0243)
- Two vulnerabilities in the Java Runtime Environment may independently allow an untrusted applet to access data in other applets. (CVE-2006-6737 / CVE-2006-6736)
- Two vulnerabilities in the Java(TM) Runtime Environment with serialization may independently allow an untrusted applet or application to elevate its privileges.
SolutionApply ZYPP patch number 3891.