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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
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
The Red Hat Security Response Team 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 page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2014-4219,
CVE-2014-4216, CVE-2014-4262, CVE-2014-4209, CVE-2014-4218,
CVE-2014-4252, CVE-2014-4244, CVE-2014-4263, CVE-2014-4227,
The CVE-2014-4262 issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat
Note: The way in which the Oracle Java SE packages are delivered has
changed. They now reside in a separate channel/repository that
requires action from the user to perform prior to getting updated
packages. For information on subscribing to the new channel/repository
please refer to: https://access.redhat.com/solutions/732883
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide Oracle Java 6 Update 81 and resolve these
issues. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the
update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 79109 ()
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