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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0243

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0243.

The BEA WebLogic JRockit 1.4.2_16 JRE and SDK contains BEA WebLogic JRockit
Virtual Machine 1.4.2_16 and is certified for the Java 2 Platform, Standard
Edition, v1.4.2.

A flaw was found in the Java XSLT processing classes. An untrusted
application or applet could cause a denial of service, or execute arbitrary
code with the permissions of the user running the JRE. (CVE-2008-1187)

Please note: This vulnerability can only be triggered in java-1.4.2-bea by
calling the appletviewer application.

All java-1.4.2-bea users should upgrade to this updated package which
addresses this vulnerability.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1187
Cert/CC Advisory: TA08-066A
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:018 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:025 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: java-virtualmachine-multiple-priv-escalation(41025)
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