Mac OS X : Java for OS X 2014-001

critical Nessus Plugin ID 78891
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VPR Score: 6.5


The remote host has a version of Java installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The remote Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, or 10.10 host has a Java runtime that is missing the Java for OS X 2014-001 update, which updates the Java version to 1.6.0_65. It is, therefore, affected by multiple 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.

Note that the Java for OS X 2014-001 update installs the same version of Java 6 included in Java for OS X 2013-005.


Apply the Java for OS X 2014-001 update, which includes version 15.0.0 of the JavaVM Framework.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 78891

File Name: macosx_java_2014-001.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 11/6/2014

Updated: 7/14/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.5

CVSS v2.0

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: 5/29/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/29/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3829, CVE-2013-4002, CVE-2013-5772, CVE-2013-5774, CVE-2013-5776, CVE-2013-5778, CVE-2013-5780, CVE-2013-5782, CVE-2013-5783, CVE-2013-5784, CVE-2013-5787, CVE-2013-5789, CVE-2013-5790, CVE-2013-5797, CVE-2013-5801, CVE-2013-5802, CVE-2013-5803, CVE-2013-5804, CVE-2013-5809, CVE-2013-5812, CVE-2013-5814, CVE-2013-5817, CVE-2013-5818, CVE-2013-5819, CVE-2013-5820, CVE-2013-5823, CVE-2013-5824, CVE-2013-5825, CVE-2013-5829, CVE-2013-5830, CVE-2013-5831, CVE-2013-5832, CVE-2013-5840, CVE-2013-5842, CVE-2013-5843, CVE-2013-5848, CVE-2013-5849, CVE-2013-5850

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