RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2010:0356)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix two security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

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 two vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 6 Runtime
Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit. Further
information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Security
Alert page listed in the References section. (CVE-2010-0886,
CVE-2010-0887)

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-2010-0886.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0887.html
http://www.oracle.com/technology/deploy/security/alerts/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0356.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

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46300 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39492

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0886
CVE-2010-0887