RHEL 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-ibm (RHSA-2017:0462)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97630


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


An update for java-1.8.0-ibm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Supplementary.

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.

IBM Java SE version 8 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit.

This update upgrades IBM Java SE 8 to version 8 SR4-FP1.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes a vulnerability in the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit. Further information about this flaw can be found on the IBM Java Security alerts page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2016-2183)


Update the affected packages.

See Also




Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97630

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-0462.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/09

Modified: 2017/03/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:X/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2183

OSVDB: 143387, 143388

RHSA: 2017:0462