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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.
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 Sun 1.6.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment
and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit.
This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 6 Runtime
Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit. Further
information about these flaws can be found on the 'Oracle Java SE
Critical Patch Update Advisory' page, listed in the References
section. (CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814, CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0863,
CVE-2011-0864, CVE-2011-0865, CVE-2011-0867, CVE-2011-0868,
CVE-2011-0869, CVE-2011-0871, CVE-2011-0873)
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide JDK and JRE 6 Update 26 and resolve these
issues. All running instances of Sun 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 : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55014 ()
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