Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5

critical Nessus Plugin ID 55459


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 10.6 that is missing Update 5, which updates the Java version to 1.6.0_26. As such, it is affected by several security vulnerabilities, the most serious of which may allow an untrusted Java applet to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the current user outside the Java sandbox.


Upgrade to Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5, which includes version 13.5.0 of the JavaVM Framework.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55459

File Name: macosx_java_10_6_update5.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 6/29/2011

Updated: 7/14/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apple:java_1.6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/28/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/8/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814, CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0863, CVE-2011-0864, CVE-2011-0865, CVE-2011-0867, CVE-2011-0868, CVE-2011-0869, CVE-2011-0871, CVE-2011-0873

BID: 48137, 48138, 48140, 48144, 48145, 48147, 48148, 48149