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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated java-1.5.0-ibm packages that fix a security issue are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5 Supplementary.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The IBM 1.5.0 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment
and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.
A flaw was found in the Java Management Extensions (JMX) management
agent. When local monitoring is enabled, remote attackers could use
this flaw to perform illegal operations. (CVE-2008-3103)
All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages containing the IBM 1.5.0 SR8a Java release, which resolves
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 40727 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3103
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