Scientific Linux Security Update : java (jdk 1.6.0) on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Java 6 Software
Development Kit. Further information about these flaws can be found on
the 'Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Critical Patch Update
Advisory' page. (CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-3541, CVE-2010-3548,
CVE-2010-3549, CVE-2010-3550, CVE-2010-3551, CVE-2010-3552,
CVE-2010-3553, CVE-2010-3554, CVE-2010-3555, CVE-2010-3556,
CVE-2010-3557, CVE-2010-3558, CVE-2010-3559, CVE-2010-3560,
CVE-2010-3561, CVE-2010-3562, CVE-2010-3563, CVE-2010-3565,
CVE-2010-3566, CVE-2010-3567, CVE-2010-3568, CVE-2010-3569,
CVE-2010-3570, CVE-2010-3571, CVE-2010-3572, CVE-2010-3573,

The RHSA-2010:0337 update mitigated a man-in-the-middle attack in the
way the TLS/SSL (Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer)
protocols handle session renegotiation by disabling renegotiation.
This update implements the TLS Renegotiation Indication Extension as
defined in RFC 5746, allowing secure renegotiation between updated
clients and servers. (CVE-2009-3555)

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

NOTE: jdk-1.6.0_20-fcs.x86_64.rpm has not been signed. We cannot sign
this package without breaking it.

See also :

Solution :

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