Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 6

critical Nessus Plugin ID 29702


The remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Mac OS X 10.4 host is running a version of Java for Mac OS X that is older than release 6.

The remote version of this software contains several security vulnerabilities that may allow a rogue Java applet to escalate its privileges and to add or remove arbitrary items from the user's KeyChain.

To exploit these flaws, an attacker would need to lure an attacker into executing a rogue Java applet.


Upgrade to Java for Mac OS X 10.4 release 6.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 29702

File Name: macosx_java_rel6.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 12/17/2007

Updated: 11/27/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2007-2435

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/5/2006

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4339, CVE-2006-6731, CVE-2006-6736, CVE-2006-6745, CVE-2007-0243, CVE-2007-2435, CVE-2007-2788, CVE-2007-2789, CVE-2007-3503, CVE-2007-3504, CVE-2007-3655, CVE-2007-3698, CVE-2007-3922, CVE-2007-4381, CVE-2007-5232, CVE-2007-5862

BID: 21673, 21674, 21675, 22085, 24690, 24695, 24832, 24846, 25054, 25340, 25918, 26877

CWE: 310