RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2014:1658)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and
7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each
vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

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

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Oracle Java Runtime
Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. Further
information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Java SE
Critical Patch Update Advisory page, listed in the References section.
(CVE-2014-4288, CVE-2014-6457, CVE-2014-6458, CVE-2014-6492,
CVE-2014-6493, CVE-2014-6502, CVE-2014-6503, CVE-2014-6504,
CVE-2014-6506, CVE-2014-6511, CVE-2014-6512, CVE-2014-6515,
CVE-2014-6517, CVE-2014-6531, CVE-2014-6532, CVE-2014-6558)

The CVE-2014-6512 issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat
Product Security.

All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide Oracle Java 6 Update 85 and resolve these
issues. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the
update to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-4288.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6457.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6458.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6492.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6493.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6502.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6503.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6504.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6506.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6511.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6512.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6515.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6517.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6531.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6532.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6558.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?3421cbe7
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1658.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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