RHEL 4 / 5 / 6 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2012:0139)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57991
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated 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 page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2011-3563, CVE-2011-3571, CVE-2011-5035, CVE-2012-0498, CVE-2012-0499, CVE-2012-0500, CVE-2012-0501, CVE-2012-0502, CVE-2012-0503, CVE-2012-0505, CVE-2012-0506)
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide JDK and JRE 6 Update 31 and resolve these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.