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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 83568
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Synopsis

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

Description

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

More information can be found on :

[http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/)(http:// www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/)

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.

Solution

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?dbbe2f07

http://www.nessus.org/u?baa6ad07

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/

https://bugzilla.novell.com/758651

https://bugzilla.novell.com/788750

http://www.nessus.org/u?c2ea7cc6

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 83568

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

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/16/2012

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