Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-sun on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (20121018) (ROBOT)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 62773
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAs a reminder, the openjdk Java environment is available in Scientific Linux 5. Updates for openjdk are released in a similar manner to other security updates. Scientific Linux 6 does not bundle the closed source Java environment.
All running instances of Sun/Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected java-1.6.0-sun-compat and / or jdk packages.