Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-sun on SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 61252
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. 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected java-1.6.0-sun-compat and / or jdk packages.