SuSE 11 Security Update : IBM Java 1.4.2 (SAT Patch Number 1525)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42928
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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 Service Refresh 13 Fixpack 2

At least following security issues are fixed by this update:
CVE-2009-1100: 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.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 1525.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=551829

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-1100.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42928

File Name: suse_11_java-1_4_2-ibm-091106.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/30/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

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: 11/6/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1100