SUSE SLES10 / SLES11 Security Update : IBM Java 1.4.2 (SUSE-SU-2012:1490-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 83568


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


IBM Java 1.4.2 has been updated to SR13-FP14 which fixes bugs and security issues.

More information can be found on :


CVEs fixed:
CVE-2012-3216,CVE-2012-5073,CVE-2012-5083,CVE-2012-5083,CVE- 2012-1531,CVE-2012-5081,CVE-2012-5084,CVE-2012-5079

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp2-java-1_4_2-ibm-7043

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-java-1_4_2-ibm-7043

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-java-1_4_2-ibm-7043

SUSE Linux Enterprise Java 11 SP2 :

zypper in -t patch slejsp2-java-1_4_2-ibm-7043

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 83568

File Name: suse_SU-2012-1490-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2016/12/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_4_2-ibm, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_4_2-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_4_2-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:java-1_4_2-ibm-plugin, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3216, CVE-2012-5073, CVE-2012-5079, CVE-2012-5081, CVE-2012-5083, CVE-2012-5084

BID: 56025, 56033, 56063, 56071, 56075, 56080, 56082