RHEL 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-oracle (RHSA-2016:0516)
High Nessus Plugin ID 90184
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for java-1.8.0-oracle is now available for Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains the software and tools that users need to run applets and applications written using the Java programming language. Oracle Java SE version 8 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.
This update provides Oracle Java 8 Update 77.
Security Fix(es) :
This update fixes one vulnerability in the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. Further information about this flaw can be found on the Oracle Security Alert page listed in the References section. (CVE-2016-0636)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.