Scientific Linux Security Update : java (jdk 1.6.0) on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

This update fixes two 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 Security
Alert page listed in the References section. (CVE-2010-0886,

All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the update to
take effect.

NOTE: jdk-1.6.0_20-fcs.x86_64.rpm has not been signed. We cannot sign
this package without breaking it.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected java-1.6.0-sun-compat and / or jdk packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60782 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0886