RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.6.0-ibm (RHSA-2010:0549)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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 :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-0887.html
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21437817
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0549.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: 47882 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39492

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0887