Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-sun on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61252

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 page. (CVE-2011-3563, CVE-2011-3571, CVE-2011-5035, CVE-2012-0498, CVE-2012-0499, CVE-2012-0500, CVE-2012-0501, CVE-2012-0502, CVE-2012-0503, CVE-2012-0505, CVE-2012-0506)

All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide JDK and JRE 6 Update 31 and resolve these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?c83d2100

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 61252

File Name: sl_20120216_java_1_6_0_sun_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/12/29

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Sun Java Web Start Plugin Command Line Argument Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3563, CVE-2011-3571, CVE-2011-5035, CVE-2012-0498, CVE-2012-0499, CVE-2012-0500, CVE-2012-0501, CVE-2012-0502, CVE-2012-0503, CVE-2012-0505, CVE-2012-0506