Scientific Linux Security Update : java (jdk 1.6.0) on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

critical Nessus Plugin ID 60555
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit. These vulnerabilities are summarized on the 'Advance notification of Security Updates for Java SE' page from Sun Microsystems, listed in the References section.

All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Note: jdk-1.6.0_13-fcs.x86_64.rpm could not be signed. All other rpm's are signed with the usual signature.

Solution

Update the affected java-1.6.0-sun-compat and / or jdk packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?94b61170

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60555

File Name: sl_20090326_java__jdk_1_6_0__on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/26/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2426, CVE-2009-1093, CVE-2009-1094, CVE-2009-1095, CVE-2009-1096, CVE-2009-1097, CVE-2009-1098, CVE-2009-1099, CVE-2009-1100, CVE-2009-1101, CVE-2009-1102, CVE-2009-1103, CVE-2009-1104, CVE-2009-1105, CVE-2009-1106, CVE-2009-1107

CWE: 16, 20, 94, 119, 189