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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Mac OS X Security Update 2005-002

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for Security Update 2005-002

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing Security Update 2005-002. This security
update contains a security bugfix for Java 1.4.2 :

A vulnerability in the Java Plug-in may permit an untrusted applet to
escalate rights, through JavaScript calling into Java code, including
reading and writing files with the rights of the user running the applet.
Releases prior to Java 1.4.2 on Mac OS X are not affected by this
vulnerability.

Solution : http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=300980
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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