Oracle Java JRE Premier Support and Extended Support Version Detection (Unix)

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Synopsis :

The remote host contains one or more versions of the Oracle Java JRE
that require long-term support.

Description :

According to its version, there is at least one install of Oracle
(formerly Sun) Java JRE on the remote host that is potentially under
either Premier Support or Extended Support.

Note that both support programs require vendor contracts. Premier
Support provides upgrades and security fixes for five years after the
general availability (GA) date. Extended Support provides upgrades and
security fixes for three years after Premier Support ends.

See also :

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/eol-135779.html
http://www.oracle.com/us/support/lifetime-support-068561.html
http://www.oracle.com/us/support/lifetime-support/index.html

Solution :

To continue receiving updates and security fixes, contact the vendor
regarding Premier Support or Extended Support contracts.

Risk factor :

None

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 71463 ()

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