RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : java-1.4.2-ibm (RHSA-2009:1505)
High Nessus Plugin ID 42135
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.