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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated java-1.5.0-sun packages that correct several security issues
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The Sun 1.5.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 5 Runtime Environment
and the Sun Java 5 Software Development Kit.
This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 5 Runtime
Environment and the Sun Java 5 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-2009-1098, CVE-2009-1099,
CVE-2009-1100, CVE-2009-1103, CVE-2009-1104, CVE-2009-1107)
Users of java-1.5.0-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 :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true