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VPR Score: 9.5
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated 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 1.4.2 SR13-FP3 Java 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-2009-3867, CVE-2009-3868, CVE-2009-3869, CVE-2009-3871, CVE-2009-3872, CVE-2009-3873, CVE-2009-3874, CVE-2009-3875, CVE-2009-3876, CVE-2009-3877)
All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP3 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.