RHEL 4 / 5 / 6 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2011:0860)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 55014
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Synopsis

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

Description

Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 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 several 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 Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory' page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814, CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0863, CVE-2011-0864, CVE-2011-0865, CVE-2011-0867, CVE-2011-0868, CVE-2011-0869, CVE-2011-0871, CVE-2011-0873)

All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide JDK and JRE 6 Update 26 and resolve these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0802

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0814

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0862

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0863

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0864

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0865

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0867

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0868

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0869

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0871

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0873

http://www.nessus.org/u?8569058d

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011:0860

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55014

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2011-0860.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/9/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/8/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814, CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0863, CVE-2011-0864, CVE-2011-0865, CVE-2011-0867, CVE-2011-0868, CVE-2011-0869, CVE-2011-0871, CVE-2011-0873

BID: 48138, 48145, 48148, 48149

RHSA: 2011:0860