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

high Nessus Plugin ID 41956
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 1336.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=540945

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-5349.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-2625.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41956

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

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/1/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: 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: 9/24/2009

Reference Information

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

CWE: 264