Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-sun on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

As a reminder, the openjdk Java environment is available in Scientific
Linux 5. Updates for openjdk are released in a similar manner to other
security updates. Scientific Linux 6 does not bundle the closed source
Java environment.

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?af63f329

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