RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2012:1245)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 62024


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


Updated java-1.5.0-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 J2SE version 5.0 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-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1725)

All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM J2SE 5.0 SR14 release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62024

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2012-1245.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/10

Modified: 2017/01/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.5.0-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: 2012/09/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1725

BID: 53946, 53947, 53950, 53951, 53952, 53954

OSVDB: 82874, 82878, 82879, 82882, 82884, 82886

RHSA: 2012:1245