RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.5.0-ibm (RHSA-2014:1036)
High Nessus Plugin ID 77083
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated java-1.5.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important 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-2014-4209, CVE-2014-4218, CVE-2014-4219, CVE-2014-4244, CVE-2014-4252, CVE-2014-4262, CVE-2014-4263)
The CVE-2014-4262 issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security.
All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM J2SE 5.0 SR16-FP7 release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.