Red Hat update for java-1.7.0-oracle

by Carol~ Moderator - 3/7/13 8:22 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - March 07, 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date: 2013-03-07

Criticality level : Highly critical
Impact : System access
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Software:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)

Description:
Red Hat has issued an update for java-1.7.0-oracle. This fixes two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

Solution:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

Original Advisory:
RHSA-2013:0600-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0600.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/52517/