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Archived - About the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5

This document describes the security content of Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5.

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Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5

  • Java

    CVE-ID: 2009-2475, 2009-2476, 2009-2670, 2009-2690, 2009-0217, 2009-2671, 2009-2672, 2009-2673, 2009-2674, 2009-2689, 2009-2675, 2009-2625

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Java 1.6.0_13

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in Java 1.6.0_13, the most serious of which may allow an untrusted Java applet to obtain elevated privileges. Visiting a web page containing a maliciously crafted untrusted Java applet may lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the current user. These issues are addressed by updating to Java version 1.6.0_15. These issues do not affect systems running Mac OS X v10.6. Further information is available via the Sun Java website at http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/releasenotes-136954.html

  • Java

    CVE-ID: 2009-2722, 2009-2723, 2009-2475, 2009-2670, 2009-2690, 2009-2671, 2009-2672, 2009-2673, 2009-2689, 2009-2675, 2009-2625

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Java 1.5.0_19

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in Java 1.5.0_19, the most serious of which may allow an untrusted Java applet to obtain elevated privileges. Visiting a web page containing a maliciously crafted untrusted Java applet may lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the current user. These issues are addressed by updating to Java version 1.5.0_20. These issues do not affect systems running Mac OS X v10.6. Further information is available via the Sun Java website at http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/ReleaseNotes.html

  • Java

    CVE-ID: 2009-2475, 2009-2689

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Java 1.4.2_21

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in Java 1.4.2_21, the most serious of which may allow an untrusted Java applet to obtain elevated privileges. Visiting a web page containing a maliciously crafted untrusted Java applet may lead to arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the current user. These issues are addressed by updating to Java version 1.4.2_22. These issues do not affect systems running Mac OS X v10.6. Further information is available via the Sun Java website at http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/ReleaseNotes.html

  • Java

    CVE-ID: CVE-2009-2205

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8

    Impact: Launching a maliciously crafted Java Web Start application may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A stack buffer overflow exists in Java Web Start command launcher. Launching a maliciously crafted Java Web Start application may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issue through improved bounds checking. This issue does not affect systems running Mac OS X v10.6. Credit to Chris Ries of Carnegie Mellon University Computing Services for reporting this issue.

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