RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.6.0-ibm (RHSA-2009:0369)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40739

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated java-1.6.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The IBM(r) 1.6.0 Java(tm) release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit. These vulnerabilities are summarized on the IBM 'Security alerts' page listed in the References section. (CVE-2008-5340, CVE-2008-5341, CVE-2008-5342, CVE-2008-5343, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5356, CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5358)

All users of java-1.6.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM 1.6.0 SR4 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5340

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5341

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5342

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5343

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5351

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5356

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5357

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5358

https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009:0369

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40739

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2009-0369.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/24

Updated: 2018/12/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5340, CVE-2008-5341, CVE-2008-5342, CVE-2008-5343, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5356, CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5358

BID: 32608, 32620, 32892

RHSA: 2009:0369

CWE: 119, 189, 200, 264