RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2009:0466)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 43843

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Synopsis

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

Description

Updated java-1.5.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Network Satellite Server.

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

This update corrects several security vulnerabilities in the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit, shipped as part of Red Hat Network Satellite Server. In a typical operating environment, these are of low security risk as the runtime is not used on untrusted applets.

Several vulnerabilities were discovered 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-2008-3103, CVE-2008-5345, CVE-2008-5346, CVE-2008-5348, CVE-2008-5349, CVE-2008-5350, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5352, CVE-2008-5353, CVE-2008-5354, CVE-2008-5356, CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5359, CVE-2008-5360)

All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM 1.5.0 SR9 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected java-1.5.0-ibm and / or java-1.5.0-ibm-devel packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-3103

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-2008-5349

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-2008-5352

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-2008-5356

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

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

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

https://www.ibm.com/us-en/?ar=1

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009:0466

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 43843

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2009-0466.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/10/2010

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-ibm-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5

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: 5/7/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2008

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Sun Java Calendar Deserialization Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3103, CVE-2008-5345, CVE-2008-5346, CVE-2008-5348, CVE-2008-5349, CVE-2008-5350, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5352, CVE-2008-5353, CVE-2008-5354, CVE-2008-5356, CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5359, CVE-2008-5360

RHSA: 2009:0466

CWE: 119, 189, 200, 264