RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2009:1038)

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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
vulnerabilities are summarized on the IBM 'Security alerts' page
listed in the References section. (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-2009-1103,
CVE-2009-1104, CVE-2009-1105, CVE-2009-1106, CVE-2009-1107)

All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, containing the IBM 1.5.0 SR9-SSU Java release. All running
instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take
effect.

See also :

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-2009-1103.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.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1038.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)