Oracle Java JDK / JRE 6 < Update 20 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Unix)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 64837


The remote host contains a runtime environment that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Oracle (formerly Sun) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed on the remote host is earlier than 6 Update 20. Such versions are potentially missing critical security updates.

As a result, the remote host could be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


Update to JDK / JRE 6 Update 20 or later and remove if necessary any affected versions.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 64837

File Name: oracle_java6_update20_unix.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 2013/02/22

Modified: 2016/12/07

Dependencies: 64815

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:jre

Required KB Items: Host/Java/JRE/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/04/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/15

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Sun Java Web Start Plugin Command Line Argument Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0886, CVE-2010-0887, CVE-2010-1423

BID: 39346, 39492

OSVDB: 63648, 63798, 63799