RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.7.0-oracle (RHSA-2013:0600)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 65070
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated java-1.7.0-oracle packages that fix two 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 7 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.
This update fixes two 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 Security Alert page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2013-0809, CVE-2013-1493)
All users of java-1.7.0-oracle are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide Oracle Java 7 Update 17 and resolve these issues. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.