Red Hat update for java-1.6.0-ibm

by Carol~ Moderator - 3/12/13 4:39 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - March 12, 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2013-03-12

Criticality level : Highly critical
Impact: Manipulation of data
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
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-1.6.0-ibm. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited 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-2013:0625-1:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0625.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/52570/