RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2009:0466)

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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 Network Satellite Server.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

This update corrects several security vulnerabilities in the IBM Java
2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit,
shipped as part of Red Hat Network Satellite Server. In a typical
operating environment, these are of low security risk as the runtime
is not used on untrusted applets.

Several vulnerabilities were discovered 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-2008-3103, CVE-2008-5345,
CVE-2008-5346, CVE-2008-5348, CVE-2008-5349, CVE-2008-5350,
CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5352, CVE-2008-5353, CVE-2008-5354,
CVE-2008-5356, CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5359, CVE-2008-5360)

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

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-3103.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5345.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5346.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5348.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5349.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5350.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5351.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5352.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5353.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5354.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5356.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5357.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5359.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2008-5360.html
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0466.html

Solution :

Update the affected java-1.5.0-ibm and / or java-1.5.0-ibm-devel
packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true