RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2014:1881) (POODLE)

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-1.5.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

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.

IBM J2SE version 5.0 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the
IBM Java Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the IBM Java Runtime
Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit. Detailed
vulnerability descriptions are linked from the IBM Security alerts
page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2014-3065, CVE-2014-3566,
CVE-2014-6457, CVE-2014-6502, CVE-2014-6506, CVE-2014-6511,
CVE-2014-6512, CVE-2014-6531, CVE-2014-6558)

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

Note: With this update, the IBM SDK now disables the SSL 3.0 protocol
to address the CVE-2014-3566 issue (also known as POODLE). Refer to
the IBM article linked to in the References section for additional
details about this change and instructions on how to re-enable SSL 3.0
support if needed.

All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, containing the IBM J2SE 5.0 SR16-FP8 release. All running
instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
Public Exploit Available : false

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