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Mac OS X : Java 1.3.1 and 1.4.2 Release 2 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for Java 1.4.2
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing a security bugfix for Java 1.4.2 and 1.3.1.
This update fixes several security vulnerabilities which may allow
a java applet to escalate its rights.
To exploit these flaws, a possible hacker would need to lure a possible hacker
into executing a rogue Java applet.
Solution : http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=302266
Threat Level: High
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