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VPR Score: 6.8
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated java-1.6.0-ibm packages that fix one security issue 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. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.
The IBM 1.6.0 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.
This update fixes one vulnerability in the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment. This vulnerability is summarized on the IBM 'Security alerts' page listed in the References section. (CVE-2010-0887)
All users of java-1.6.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM 1.6.0 SR8-FP1 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.