RHEL 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-ibm (RHSA-2017:0462)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An update for java-1.8.0-ibm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6 Supplementary and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. 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.

IBM Java SE version 8 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and
the IBM Java Software Development Kit.

This update upgrades IBM Java SE 8 to version 8 SR4-FP1.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes a vulnerability in the IBM Java Runtime
Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit. Further
information about this flaw can be found on the IBM Java Security
alerts page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2016-2183)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-2183.html
https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0462.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97630 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2183

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