RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.6.0-ibm (RHSA-2012:1238)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 62001

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated java-1.6.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

IBM Java SE version 6 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit. Detailed vulnerability descriptions are linked from the IBM Security alerts page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2012-0551, CVE-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1721, CVE-2012-1722, CVE-2012-1725)

All users of java-1.6.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM Java SE 6 SR11 release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012:1238

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1725

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1719

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1718

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1717

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1716

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1713

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1722

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-0551

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2012-1721

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62001

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2012-1238.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/07

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0551, CVE-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1721, CVE-2012-1722, CVE-2012-1725

BID: 53136, 53946, 53947, 53950, 53951, 53952, 53953, 53954, 53959

RHSA: 2012:1238