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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 55854

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VPR Score: 6.0

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-0311

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-2011-0865

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

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

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-3387

https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011:1159

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 55854

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

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/08/16

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6.0

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/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

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/06/14

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

RHSA: 2011:1159