SuSE 11 Security Update : IBM Java 1.4.2 (SAT Patch Number 1336)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41956


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


IBM Java 1.4.2 was updated to SR13 FP1.

It fixes following two security issues: CVE-2009-2625: A vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) with parsing XML data might allow a remote client to create a denial-of-service condition on the system that the JRE runs on.

- A vulnerability in how the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) handles certain RSA public keys might cause the JRE to consume an excessive amount of CPU resources.
This might lead to a Denial of Service (DoS) condition on affected systems. Such keys could be provided by a remote client of an application. (CVE-2008-5349)

This issue affects the following security providers: IBMJCE, IBMPKCS11Impl and IBMJCEFIPS.


Apply SAT patch number 1336.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41956

File Name: suse_11_java-1_4_2-ibm-090924.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/01

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:java-1_4_2-ibm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:java-1_4_2-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:java-1_4_2-ibm-plugin, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5349, CVE-2009-2625

CWE: 264