RHEL 6 / 7 : java-1.7.1-ibm (RHSA-2015:1020) (Bar Mitzvah)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 83753
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated java-1.7.1-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 Supplementary.
Red Hat Product Security 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.
IBM Java SE version 7 Release 1 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. Further information about these flaws can be found on the IBM Java Security alerts page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2005-1080, CVE-2015-0138, CVE-2015-0192, CVE-2015-0458, CVE-2015-0459, CVE-2015-0469, CVE-2015-0477, CVE-2015-0478, CVE-2015-0480, CVE-2015-0488, CVE-2015-0491, CVE-2015-1914, CVE-2015-2808)
The CVE-2015-0478 issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security.
Note: With this update, the IBM JDK now disables RC4 SSL/TLS cipher suites by default to address the CVE-2015-2808 issue. Refer to Red Hat Bugzilla bug 1207101, linked to in the References section, for additional details about this change.
All users of java-1.7.1-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM Java SE 7R1 SR3 release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.