RHEL 6 : java-1.6.0-ibm (RHSA-2017:2530)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102775
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for java-1.6.0-ibm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.
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.
IBM Java SE version 6 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit.
This update upgrades IBM Java SE 6 to version 6 SR16-FP50.
Security Fix(es) :
* This update fixes multiple 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 Vulnerabilities page listed in the References section.
(CVE-2017-10053, CVE-2017-10067, CVE-2017-10087, CVE-2017-10089, CVE-2017-10096, CVE-2017-10101, CVE-2017-10102, CVE-2017-10105, CVE-2017-10107, CVE-2017-10108, CVE-2017-10109, CVE-2017-10110, CVE-2017-10115, CVE-2017-10116, CVE-2017-10243)
IBM Java SDK and JRE 6 will not receive software updates after September 2017. This date is referred to as the End of Service (EOS) date. Customers are advised to migrate to current versions of IBM Java at this time. IBM Java SDK and JRE versions 7 and 8 are available via the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary content sets and will continue to receive updates based on IBM's lifecycle policy, linked to in the References section.
Customers can also consider OpenJDK, an open source implementation of the Java SE specification. OpenJDK is available by default on supported hardware architectures.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.