Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-sun 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 page. (CVE-2011-3563, CVE-2011-3571, CVE-2011-5035,
CVE-2012-0498, CVE-2012-0499, CVE-2012-0500, CVE-2012-0501,
CVE-2012-0502, CVE-2012-0503, CVE-2012-0505, CVE-2012-0506)

All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide JDK and JRE 6 Update 31 and resolve these
issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the
update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a778edcc

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61252 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3563
CVE-2011-3571
CVE-2011-5035
CVE-2012-0498
CVE-2012-0499
CVE-2012-0500
CVE-2012-0501
CVE-2012-0502
CVE-2012-0503
CVE-2012-0505
CVE-2012-0506