This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
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 page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2012-0551,
CVE-2012-1711, CVE-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1717,
CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1721, CVE-2012-1722,
CVE-2012-1723, CVE-2012-1724, CVE-2012-1725)
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide JDK and JRE 6 Update 33 and resolve these
issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the
update to take effect.
See also :
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