RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2012:0734)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59492

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 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-2012-0551, CVE-2012-1711, CVE-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1721, CVE-2012-1722, CVE-2012-1723, CVE-2012-1724, CVE-2012-1725)

All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide JDK and JRE 6 Update 33 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://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0551.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1711.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1713.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1716.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1717.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1718.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1719.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1721.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1722.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1723.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1724.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1725.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?7760536b

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0734.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59492

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2012-0734.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/06/14

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

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:H/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:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.2

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/13

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Java Applet Field Bytecode Verifier Cache Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0551, CVE-2012-1711, CVE-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1721, CVE-2012-1722, CVE-2012-1723, CVE-2012-1724, CVE-2012-1725

BID: 53136, 53953, 53959

RHSA: 2012:0734