The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated java-1.6.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5
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 IBM 1.6.0 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-2010-0084, CVE-2010-0085,
CVE-2010-0087, CVE-2010-0088, CVE-2010-0089, CVE-2010-0090,
CVE-2010-0091, CVE-2010-0092, CVE-2010-0094, CVE-2010-0095,
CVE-2010-0837, CVE-2010-0838, CVE-2010-0839, CVE-2010-0840,
CVE-2010-0841, CVE-2010-0842, CVE-2010-0843, CVE-2010-0844,
CVE-2010-0846, CVE-2010-0848, CVE-2010-0849)
All users of java-1.6.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, containing the IBM 1.6.0 SR8 Java release. All running
instances of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true