Scientific Linux Security Update : java (jdk 1.6.0) on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60555
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected java-1.6.0-sun-compat and / or jdk packages.