Scientific Linux Security Update : java (jdk 1.6.0) on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 60869
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Java 6 Software Development Kit. Further information about these flaws can be found on the 'Oracle Java SE and Java for Business Critical Patch Update Advisory' page. (CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-3541, CVE-2010-3548, CVE-2010-3549, CVE-2010-3550, CVE-2010-3551, CVE-2010-3552, CVE-2010-3553, CVE-2010-3554, CVE-2010-3555, CVE-2010-3556, CVE-2010-3557, CVE-2010-3558, CVE-2010-3559, CVE-2010-3560, CVE-2010-3561, CVE-2010-3562, CVE-2010-3563, CVE-2010-3565, CVE-2010-3566, CVE-2010-3567, CVE-2010-3568, CVE-2010-3569, CVE-2010-3570, CVE-2010-3571, CVE-2010-3572, CVE-2010-3573, CVE-2010-3574)
The RHSA-2010:0337 update mitigated a man-in-the-middle attack in the way the TLS/SSL (Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer) protocols handle session renegotiation by disabling renegotiation.
This update implements the TLS Renegotiation Indication Extension as defined in RFC 5746, allowing secure renegotiation between updated clients and servers. (CVE-2009-3555)
All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
NOTE: jdk-1.6.0_20-fcs.x86_64.rpm has not been signed. We cannot sign this package without breaking it.
SolutionUpdate the affected java-1.6.0-sun-compat and / or jdk packages.