RHEL 6 : java-1.6.0-ibm (RHSA-2017:2530)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for java-1.6.0-ibm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

IBM Java SE version 6 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and
the IBM Java Software Development Kit.

This update upgrades IBM Java SE 6 to version 6 SR16-FP50.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM Java Runtime
Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit. Further
information about these flaws can be found on the IBM Java Security
Vulnerabilities page listed in the References section.
(CVE-2017-10053, CVE-2017-10067, CVE-2017-10087, CVE-2017-10089,
CVE-2017-10096, CVE-2017-10101, CVE-2017-10102, CVE-2017-10105,
CVE-2017-10107, CVE-2017-10108, CVE-2017-10109, CVE-2017-10110,
CVE-2017-10115, CVE-2017-10116, CVE-2017-10243)

IBM Java SDK and JRE 6 will not receive software updates after
September 2017. This date is referred to as the End of Service (EOS)
date. Customers are advised to migrate to current versions of IBM Java
at this time. IBM Java SDK and JRE versions 7 and 8 are available via
the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary content sets and will
continue to receive updates based on IBM's lifecycle policy, linked to
in the References section.

Customers can also consider OpenJDK, an open source implementation of
the Java SE specification. OpenJDK is available by default on
supported hardware architectures.

See also :

https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/
https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/lifecycle/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-2530.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10053.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10067.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10087.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10089.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10096.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10101.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10102.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10105.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10107.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10108.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10109.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10110.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10115.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10116.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-10243.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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