RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.4.2-ibm (RHSA-2010:0935)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50870


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


Updated java-1.4.2-ibm packages that fix two security issues are now available for 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 moderate 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-FP7 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes two vulnerabilities in the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit. Detailed vulnerability descriptions are linked from the IBM 'Security alerts' page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-3574)

All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP7 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 50870

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2010-0935.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2017/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-javacomm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.4.2-ibm-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.8, 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: 2010/12/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-3574

BID: 40235, 44011

OSVDB: 64744, 69033

RHSA: 2010:0935