Oracle Java SE Multiple Vulnerabilities (October 2011 CPU) (BEAST)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 56566
The remote Windows host contains a programming platform that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
The version of Oracle (formerly Sun) Java SE or Java for Business installed on the remote host is earlier than 7 Update 1 / 6 Update 29 / 5.0 Update 32 / 1.4.2_34 and is potentially affected by security issues in the following components : - 2D - AWT - Deployment - Deserialization - Hotspot - Java Runtime Environment - JAXWS - JSSE - Networking - RMI - Scripting - Sound - Swing
Update to JDK / JRE 7 Update 1 / 6 Update 29, JDK 5.0 Update 32, SDK 1.4.2_34 or later and remove, if necessary, any affected versions. Note that an Extended Support contract with Oracle is needed to obtain JDK 5.0 Update 32 or later.