Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-sun on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (ROBOT)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 62773

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

As 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.

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8a783361

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 62773

File Name: sl_20121018_java_1_6_0_sun_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/10/31

Updated: 2018/12/31

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/18

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Sun Java Web Start Double Quote Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0547, CVE-2012-1531, CVE-2012-1532, CVE-2012-1533, CVE-2012-3143, CVE-2012-3159, CVE-2012-3216, CVE-2012-4416, CVE-2012-5068, CVE-2012-5069, CVE-2012-5071, CVE-2012-5072, CVE-2012-5073, CVE-2012-5075, CVE-2012-5077, CVE-2012-5079, CVE-2012-5081, CVE-2012-5083, CVE-2012-5084, CVE-2012-5085, CVE-2012-5086, CVE-2012-5089