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

NOTE: jdk-1.6.0_26-fcs.x86_64.rpm has not been signed. We cannot sign
this package without breaking it.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bd8c4973

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)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61071 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: 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