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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 61071

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. Further information about these flaws can be found on the 'Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory' page (CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814, CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0863, CVE-2011-0864, CVE-2011-0865, CVE-2011-0867, CVE-2011-0868, CVE-2011-0869, CVE-2011-0871, CVE-2011-0873)

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

NOTE: jdk-1.6.0_26-fcs.x86_64.rpm has not been signed. We cannot sign this package without breaking it.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4bf5fb58

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61071

File Name: sl_20110621_java__jdk_1_6_0__on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

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: 6/21/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0802, CVE-2011-0814, CVE-2011-0862, CVE-2011-0863, CVE-2011-0864, CVE-2011-0865, CVE-2011-0867, CVE-2011-0868, CVE-2011-0869, CVE-2011-0871, CVE-2011-0873