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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60555


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


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 60555

File Name: sl_20090326_java__jdk_1_6_0__on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2016/12/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2009/03/26

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