RHEL 5 / 6 : java-1.6.0-ibm (RHSA-2016:2659)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94624


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


An update for java-1.6.0-ibm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementary and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

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.

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

This update upgrades IBM Java SE 6 to version 6 SR16-FP35.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes multiple 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-2016-5542, CVE-2016-5554, CVE-2016-5556, CVE-2016-5573, CVE-2016-5597)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94624

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-2659.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/08

Modified: 2017/01/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.6.0-ibm-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5542, CVE-2016-5554, CVE-2016-5556, CVE-2016-5573, CVE-2016-5597

OSVDB: 145944, 145947, 145948, 145949, 145950

RHSA: 2016:2659