RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.6.0-ibm (RHSA-2009:0369)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated java-1.6.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

The IBM® 1.6.0 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
vulnerabilities are summarized on the IBM 'Security alerts' page
listed in the References section. (CVE-2008-5340, CVE-2008-5341,
CVE-2008-5342, CVE-2008-5343, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5356,
CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5358)

All users of java-1.6.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, containing the IBM 1.6.0 SR4 Java release. All running
instances of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

See also :

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-2008-5351.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-2008-5358.html
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0369.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)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40739 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5340
CVE-2008-5341
CVE-2008-5342
CVE-2008-5343
CVE-2008-5351
CVE-2008-5356
CVE-2008-5357
CVE-2008-5358