RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2009:0392)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that correct 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 Sun 1.6.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment
and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 6 Runtime
Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit. These
vulnerabilities are summarized on the 'Advance notification of
Security Updates for Java SE' page from Sun Microsystems, listed in
the References section. (CVE-2006-2426, CVE-2009-1093, CVE-2009-1094,
CVE-2009-1095, CVE-2009-1096, CVE-2009-1097, CVE-2009-1098,
CVE-2009-1099, CVE-2009-1100, CVE-2009-1101, CVE-2009-1102,
CVE-2009-1103, CVE-2009-1104, CVE-2009-1105, CVE-2009-1106,
CVE-2009-1107)

Users of java-1.6.0-sun should upgrade to these updated packages,
which correct these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be
restarted for the update to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2006-2426.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1093.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1094.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1095.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1096.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1097.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1098.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1099.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1100.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1101.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1102.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1103.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1104.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1105.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1106.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-1107.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?025abcaa
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0392.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)