RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : java-1.4.2-ibm (RHSA-2009:1505)

High Nessus Plugin ID 42135


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


Updated java-1.4.2-ibm packages that fix two 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 moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP1 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes two 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-2008-5349, CVE-2009-2625)

All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP1 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42135

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2009-1505.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.22 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/15

Modified: 2017/01/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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:4.8, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.4

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: 2009/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5349, CVE-2009-2625

BID: 32608, 35958

OSVDB: 56984

RHSA: 2009:1505

CWE: 264