SuSE9 Security Update : IBM Java (YOU Patch Number 12669)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 51660
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Synopsis

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

Description

IBM Java 1.4.2 SR13 was updated to FP8 to fix various bugs and security issues.

The following security issues were fixed :

- The kg_accept_krb5 function in krb5/accept_sec_context.c in the GSS-API library in MIT Kerberos 5 (aka krb5) through 1.7.1 and 1.8 before 1.8.2, as used in kadmind and other applications, does not properly check for invalid GSS-API tokens, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via an AP-REQ message in which the authenticator's checksum field is missing. (CVE-2010-1321)

- Unspecified vulnerability in the Networking component in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 21, 5.0 Update 25, 1.4.2_27, and 1.3.1_28 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors. NOTE: the previous information was obtained from the October 2010 CPU.
Oracle has not commented on claims from a reliable downstream vendor that HttpURLConnection does not properly check for the allowHttpTrace permission, which allows untrusted code to perform HTTP TRACE requests.
(CVE-2010-3574)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12669.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1321.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3574.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 51660

File Name: suse9_12669.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

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: 1/20/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-3574