RHEL 4 / 5 : java-1.4.2-ibm (RHSA-2012:0006) (BEAST)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57464
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 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 Java SE version 1.4.2 release includes the IBM Java 1.4.2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 1.4.2 Software Development Kit.
This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the IBM Java 1.4.2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 1.4.2 Software Development Kit.
Detailed vulnerability descriptions are linked from the IBM 'Security alerts' page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2011-3389, CVE-2011-3545, CVE-2011-3547, CVE-2011-3548, CVE-2011-3549, CVE-2011-3552, CVE-2011-3556, CVE-2011-3557, CVE-2011-3560)
All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain the IBM Java 1.4.2 SR13-FP11 release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.