The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated java-1.4.2-ibm packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 1.4.2 SR13-FP6 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-2010-3541, CVE-2010-3548,
CVE-2010-3549, CVE-2010-3551, CVE-2010-3553, CVE-2010-3556,
CVE-2010-3557, CVE-2010-3562, CVE-2010-3565, CVE-2010-3568,
CVE-2010-3569, CVE-2010-3571, CVE-2010-3572)
The RHSA-2010:0155 update mitigated a man-in-the-middle attack in the
way the TLS/SSL (Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer)
protocols handle session renegotiation by disabling renegotiation.
This update implements the TLS Renegotiation Indication Extension as
defined in RFC 5746, allowing secure renegotiation between updated
clients and servers. (CVE-2009-3555)
All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP6 Java release. All
running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : true