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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An update for java-1.8.0-oracle is now available for Oracle Java for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains the software and tools
that users need to run applets and applications written using the Java
programming language. Oracle Java SE version 8 includes the Oracle
Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.
This update provides Oracle Java 8 Update 77.
Security Fix(es) :
This update fixes one vulnerability in the Oracle Java Runtime
Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. Further
information about this flaw can be found on the Oracle Security Alert
page listed in the References section. (CVE-2016-0636)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true