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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42928


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


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.


Apply SAT patch number 1525.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42928

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

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/11/30

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: 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: 2009/11/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1100