RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.4.2-ibm (RHSA-2011:1159)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 55854


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


Updated java-1.4.2-ibm packages that fix several 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 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-FP10 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. Detailed vulnerability descriptions are linked from the IBM 'Security alerts' page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2011-0311, CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814, CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0865, CVE-2011-0867, CVE-2011-0871)

Note: The RHSA-2011:0490 java-1.4.2-ibm update did not, unlike the erratum text stated, provide a complete fix for the CVE-2011-0311 issue.

All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP10 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: 55854

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2011-1159.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/08/16

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:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0311, CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814, CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0865, CVE-2011-0867, CVE-2011-0871, CVE-2011-3387

BID: 47732, 48137, 48142, 48144, 48145, 48147, 48149

OSVDB: 73075, 73076, 73083, 73085, 73176, 75244

RHSA: 2011:1159