RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2015:1928)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 86562
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.
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.
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 Update Advisory page, listed in the References section.
(CVE-2015-4734, CVE-2015-4803, CVE-2015-4805, CVE-2015-4806, CVE-2015-4835, CVE-2015-4842, CVE-2015-4843, CVE-2015-4844, CVE-2015-4860, CVE-2015-4872, CVE-2015-4881, CVE-2015-4882, CVE-2015-4883, CVE-2015-4893, CVE-2015-4902, CVE-2015-4903, CVE-2015-4911)
Red Hat would like to thank Andrea Palazzo of Truel IT for reporting the CVE-2015-4806 issue.
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide Oracle Java 6 Update 105 and resolve these issues. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.