openSUSE Security Update : java-1_6_0-openjdk (java-1_6_0-openjdk-578)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40238


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


OpenJDK Java 1.6.0 was upgraded to build b14, fixing quite a lot of security issues.

It fixes at least: 4486841 UTF8 decoder should adhere to corrigendum to Unicode 3.0.1 CVE-2008-5351 6484091 FileSystemView leaks directory info CVE-2008-5350 aka SUN SOLVE 246266 6497740 Limit the size of RSA public keys CVE-2008-5349 6588160 jaas krb5 client leaks OS-level UDP sockets (all platforms) CVE-2008-5348 6592792 Add com.sun.xml.internal to the 'package.access' property in $JAVA_HOME/lib/security/ CVE-2008-5347 aka SUN SOLVE 246366 6721753 File.createTempFile produces guessable file names CVE-2008-5360 6726779 ConvolveOp on USHORT raster can cause the JVM crash. CVE-2008-5359 aka SUN SOLVE 244987 6733336 Crash on malformed font CVE-2008-5356 aka SUN SOLVE 244987 6733959 Insufficient checks for 'Main-Class' manifest entry in JAR files CVE-2008-5354 aka SUN SOLVE 244990 6734167 Calendar.readObject allows elevation of privileges CVE-2008-5353 6751322 Vulnerability report: Sun Java JRE TrueType Font Parsing Heap Overflow CVE-2008-5357 aka SUN SOLVE 244987 6755943 Java JAR Pack200 Decompression should enforce stricter header checks CVE-2008-5352 aka SUN SOLVE 244992 6766136 corrupted gif image may cause crash in java splashscreen library. CVE-2008-5358 aka SUN SOLVE 244987


Update the affected java-1_6_0-openjdk packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40238

File Name: suse_11_1_java-1_6_0-openjdk-090303.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_6_0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_6_0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_6_0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_6_0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_6_0-openjdk-plugin, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:java-1_6_0-openjdk-src, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/03

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Sun Java Calendar Deserialization Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5347, CVE-2008-5348, CVE-2008-5349, CVE-2008-5350, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5352, CVE-2008-5353, CVE-2008-5354, CVE-2008-5356, CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5358, CVE-2008-5359, CVE-2008-5360

CWE: 119, 189, 200, 264