Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 6

High Nessus Plugin ID 43002


The remote host has a version of Java that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Mac OS X host is running a version of Java for Mac OS X 10.5 that is missing Update 6.

The remote version of this software contains several security vulnerabilities, including some that may allow untrusted Java applets to obtain elevated privileges and lead to execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the current user.


Upgrade to Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 6 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43002

File Name: macosx_java_10_5_update6.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2009/12/04

Modified: 2017/05/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/MacOSX/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/12/03

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Sun Java JRE AWT setDiffICM Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2843, CVE-2009-3728, CVE-2009-3865, CVE-2009-3866, CVE-2009-3867, CVE-2009-3868, CVE-2009-3869, CVE-2009-3871, CVE-2009-3872, CVE-2009-3873, CVE-2009-3874, CVE-2009-3875, CVE-2009-3877, CVE-2009-3884

BID: 36881, 37206

OSVDB: 59706, 59707, 59708, 59709, 59710, 59711, 59712, 59713, 59714, 59716, 59717, 59918, 59920, 61212

CWE: 310