RHEL 3 / 4 / 5 : java-1.4.2-ibm (RHSA-2010:0786)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50078
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.
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 IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP6 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-2010-3541, CVE-2010-3548, CVE-2010-3549, CVE-2010-3551, CVE-2010-3553, CVE-2010-3556, CVE-2010-3557, CVE-2010-3562, CVE-2010-3565, CVE-2010-3568, CVE-2010-3569, CVE-2010-3571, CVE-2010-3572)
The RHSA-2010:0155 update mitigated a man-in-the-middle attack in the way the TLS/SSL (Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer) protocols handle session renegotiation by disabling renegotiation.
This update implements the TLS Renegotiation Indication Extension as defined in RFC 5746, allowing secure renegotiation between updated clients and servers. (CVE-2009-3555)
All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP6 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.