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VPR Score: 9.1
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5 Supplementary.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.
The Sun 1.6.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit.
This update fixes two vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit. Further information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Security Alert page listed in the References section. (CVE-2010-0886, CVE-2010-0887)
Users of java-1.6.0-sun should upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.