RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : java-1.6.0-sun (RHSA-2016:1477)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92510
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for java-1.6.0-sun is now available for Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 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 Moderate. 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.

[Updated 12 September 2016] This advisory has been updated to push packages into the Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Compute Node channels. The packages included in this revised update have not been changed in any way from the packages included in the original advisory.

Oracle Java SE version 6 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.

This update upgrades Oracle Java SE 6 to version 6 Update 121.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes multiple 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-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3503, CVE-2016-3508, CVE-2016-3550)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?453b5f8c

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/documentation/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1477

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-3458

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-3500

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-3503

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-3508

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-3550

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92510

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-1477.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/22/2016

Updated: 10/24/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.7

Temporal Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-sun-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3503, CVE-2016-3508, CVE-2016-3550

RHSA: 2016:1477