RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : java-1.4.2-ibm (RHSA-2009:0445)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 40743
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated java-1.4.2-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Extras, 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) 1.4.2 SR13 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-2008-2086, CVE-2008-5339, CVE-2008-5340, CVE-2008-5342, CVE-2008-5343, CVE-2008-5344, CVE-2008-5345, CVE-2008-5346, CVE-2008-5348, CVE-2008-5350, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5353, CVE-2008-5354, CVE-2008-5359, CVE-2008-5360)

All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13 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-2008-2086

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5339

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

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-2008-5344

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5345

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5346

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5348

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5350

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5353

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5354

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5359

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-5360

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009:0445

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40743

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2009-0445.nasl

Version: 1.34

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/24/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-javacomm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3, 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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/23/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/4/2008

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Sun Java Calendar Deserialization Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2086, CVE-2008-5339, CVE-2008-5340, CVE-2008-5342, CVE-2008-5343, CVE-2008-5344, CVE-2008-5345, CVE-2008-5346, CVE-2008-5348, CVE-2008-5350, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5353, CVE-2008-5354, CVE-2008-5359, CVE-2008-5360

BID: 32608, 32620, 32892

RHSA: 2009:0445

CWE: 94, 119, 200, 264