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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated java-1.6.0-ibm packages that fix one security issue 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. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from
the CVE link 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 one vulnerability in the IBM Java 2 Runtime
Environment. This vulnerability is summarized on the IBM 'Security
alerts' page listed in the References section. (CVE-2010-0887)
All users of java-1.6.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, containing the IBM 1.6.0 SR8-FP1 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 :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 47882 ()
Bugtraq ID: 39492
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0887
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