The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated java-1.4.2-ibm packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP3 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-2009-3867, 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)
All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP3 Java release. All
running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true