SuSE9 Security Update : IBM Java2 and SDK (YOU Patch Number 12531)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42920


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


IBM Java 1.4.2 was updated to Service Refresh 13 Fixpack 2

At least following security issues are fixed by this update :

- A vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) with storing temporary font files might allow an untrusted applet or application to consume a disproportionate amount of disk space resulting in a denial-of-service condition. (CVE-2009-1100)


Apply YOU patch number 12531.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42920

File Name: suse9_12531.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/11/30

Modified: 2012/06/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

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: 2009/11/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1100