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
updates.

Description :

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 6 Software
Development Kit. Further information about these flaws can be found on
the 'Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Critical Patch Update
Advisory' page. (CVE-2010-4422, CVE-2010-4447, CVE-2010-4448,
CVE-2010-4450, CVE-2010-4451, CVE-2010-4452, CVE-2010-4454,
CVE-2010-4462, CVE-2010-4463, CVE-2010-4465, CVE-2010-4466,
CVE-2010-4467, CVE-2010-4468, CVE-2010-4469, CVE-2010-4470,
CVE-2010-4471, CVE-2010-4472, CVE-2010-4473, CVE-2010-4475,
CVE-2010-4476)

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?86f14b94

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true