RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.4.2-ibm (RHSA-2011:0152)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated java-1.4.2-ibm packages that fix two security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
moderate 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-FP8 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime
Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes two vulnerabilities in the IBM Java 2 Runtime
Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit. Detailed
vulnerability descriptions are linked from the IBM 'Security alerts'
page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-3574)

Note: The RHSA-2010:0935 java-1.4.2-ibm update did not, unlike the
erratum text stated, provide fixes for the above issues.

All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP8 Java release. All
running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to
take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1321.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-3574.html
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0152.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: 51561 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40235
44011

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1321
CVE-2010-3574