RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2009:1560)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-2009-2409, CVE-2009-3728, CVE-2009-3729,
CVE-2009-3865, CVE-2009-3866, CVE-2009-3867, CVE-2009-3868,
CVE-2009-3869, CVE-2009-3871, CVE-2009-3872, CVE-2009-3873,
CVE-2009-3874, CVE-2009-3875, CVE-2009-3876, CVE-2009-3877,
CVE-2009-3879, CVE-2009-3880, CVE-2009-3881, CVE-2009-3882,
CVE-2009-3883, CVE-2009-3884, CVE-2009-3886)

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-2009-2409.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3728.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3729.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3865.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3866.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3867.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3868.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3869.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3871.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3872.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3873.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3874.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3875.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3876.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3877.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3879.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3880.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3881.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3882.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3883.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3884.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-3886.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6212b694
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1560.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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true