Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5

high Nessus Plugin ID 40873


The remote host has a version of Java that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Java for Mac OS X 10.5 that is missing Update 5.

The remote version of this software contains several security vulnerabilities, including some that may allow untrusted Java applets to obtain elevated privileges and lead to execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the current user.


Upgrade to Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40873

File Name: macosx_java_10_5_update5.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 9/3/2009

Updated: 5/1/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.0


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2009-2723

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/3/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0217, CVE-2009-2205, CVE-2009-2475, CVE-2009-2476, CVE-2009-2625, CVE-2009-2670, CVE-2009-2671, CVE-2009-2672, CVE-2009-2673, CVE-2009-2674, CVE-2009-2675, CVE-2009-2689, CVE-2009-2690, CVE-2009-2722, CVE-2009-2723

BID: 35671, 35939, 35942, 35943, 35958

CWE: 264