RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2009:0016)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated java-1.5.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5
Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical 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.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the IBM Java 2 Runtime
Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit. These are
summarized in the 'Security Alerts' from IBM.

All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, containing the IBM 1.5.0 SR9 Java release.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-2086.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5339.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5340.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5341.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5342.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5343.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5344.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5345.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5346.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5348.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5349.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5350.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5351.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5352.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5353.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5354.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5356.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5357.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5359.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5360.html
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0016.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true