SuSE 10 Security Update : IBM Java (ZYPP Patch Number 7443)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57209

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VPR Score: 6.4

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

IBM Java 6 SR9 FP1 was updated to fix a critical security bug in float number handling.

- The Java Runtime Environment hangs forever when converting '2.2250738585072012e-308' to a binary floating-point number. (CVE-2010-4476)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 7443.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-4476.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57209

File Name: suse_java-1_6_0-ibm-7443.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/13

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4476