Red Hat update for java-1.7.0-openjdk

by Carol~ Moderator - 2/11/13 7:21 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - February 11. 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2013-02-11

Criticality level : Highly critical
Impact : Manipulation of data
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
System access
Where : From remote
Solution Status: Vendor Patch

Operating System :
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6

Description:
Red Hat has issued an update for java-1.7.0-openjdk. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by by malicious people to disclose certain sensitive information, manipulate certain data, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and compromise a vulnerable system.

Solution:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

Original Advisory:
RHSA-2013:0247-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0247.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/52154/