RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2013:0531)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 64774


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


Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix three 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.

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

This update fixes three vulnerabilities in the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. Further information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory page, listed in the References section.
(CVE-2013-0169, CVE-2013-1486, CVE-2013-1487)

All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide Oracle Java 6 Update 41. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 64774

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2013-0531.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/21

Modified: 2016/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0169, CVE-2013-1486, CVE-2013-1487

OSVDB: 89848, 90352, 90353

RHSA: 2013:0531