RHEL 6 / 7 : java-1.7.1-ibm (RHSA-2016:0099) (SLOTH)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated java-1.7.1-ibm packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical
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 Java SE version 7 Release 1 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. Further
information about these flaws can be found on the IBM Java Security
alerts page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2015-5041,
CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2015-7981, CVE-2015-8126, CVE-2015-8472,
CVE-2015-8540, CVE-2016-0402, CVE-2016-0448, CVE-2016-0466,
CVE-2016-0483, CVE-2016-0494)

Note: This update also disallows the use of the MD5 hash algorithm in
the certification path processing. The use of MD5 can be re-enabled by
removing MD5 from the jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms security
property defined in the java.security file.

All users of java-1.7.1-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, containing the IBM Java SE 7R1 SR3-FP30 release. All running
instances of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : false

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