SuSE 10 Security Update : IBM Java 5 (ZYPP Patch Number 5662)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34485

Synopsis

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

Description

IBM Java 5 was updated to SR8a to fix a security issue :

- A vulnerability in the Java Management Extensions (JMX) agent when local monitoring is enabled, allowed remote attackers to 'perform unauthorized operations'.
(CVE-2008-3103)

This update also includes new timezone data and fixes missing .systemPrefs

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 5662.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-3103.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34485

File Name: suse_java-1_5_0-ibm-5662.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/10/24

Updated: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/10/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3103

CWE: 264