RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2014:0908)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 79109
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix several security issues are now available for Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7.
The Red Hat Security Response Team 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.
Oracle Java SE version 6 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.
This update fixes several 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 page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2014-4219, CVE-2014-4216, CVE-2014-4262, CVE-2014-4209, CVE-2014-4218, CVE-2014-4252, CVE-2014-4244, CVE-2014-4263, CVE-2014-4227, CVE-2014-4265)
The CVE-2014-4262 issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security.
Note: The way in which the Oracle Java SE packages are delivered has changed. They now reside in a separate channel/repository that requires action from the user to perform prior to getting updated packages. For information on subscribing to the new channel/repository please refer to: https://access.redhat.com/solutions/732883
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide Oracle Java 6 Update 81 and resolve these issues. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.