Security Advisory Critical: java-1.6.0-sun security update

Advisory: RHSA-2009:0392-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2009-03-26
Last updated on: 2009-03-26
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)
RHEL Supplementary EUS (v. 5.3.z server)
RHEL Supplementary Long Life (v. 5.3 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4.7.z)
CVEs ( CVE-2006-2426


Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that correct several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5 Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having critical security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The Sun 1.6.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment and
the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 6 Runtime
Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit. These
vulnerabilities are summarized on the "Advance notification of Security
Updates for Java SE" page from Sun Microsystems, listed in the References
section. (CVE-2006-2426, CVE-2009-1093, CVE-2009-1094, CVE-2009-1095,
CVE-2009-1096, CVE-2009-1097, CVE-2009-1098, CVE-2009-1099, CVE-2009-1100,
CVE-2009-1101, CVE-2009-1102, CVE-2009-1103, CVE-2009-1104, CVE-2009-1105,
CVE-2009-1106, CVE-2009-1107)

Users of java-1.6.0-sun should upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted
for the update to take effect.


Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

Updated packages

(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

395481 - CVE-2006-2426 Untrusted applet causes DoS by filling up disk space
490166 - CVE-2009-1101 OpenJDK JAX-WS service endpoint remote Denial-of-Service (6630639)
490167 - CVE-2009-1093 OpenJDK remote LDAP Denial-Of-Service (6717680)
490168 - CVE-2009-1094 OpenJDK LDAP client remote code execution (6737315)
490169 - CVE-2009-1095 CVE-2009-1096 OpenJDK Pack200 Buffer overflow vulnerability (6792554)
490172 - CVE-2009-1102 OpenJDK code generation vulnerability (6636360)
490174 - CVE-2009-1097 OpenJDK PNG processing buffer overflow vulnerability (6804996)
490178 - CVE-2009-1098 OpenJDK GIF processing buffer overflow vulnerability (6804998)
492302 - CVE-2009-1099 OpenJDK: Type1 font processing buffer overflow vulnerability
492305 - CVE-2009-1100 OpenJDK: DoS (disk consumption) via handling of temporary font files
492306 - CVE-2009-1103 OpenJDK: Files disclosure, arbitrary code execution via "deserializing applets" (6646860)
492308 - CVE-2009-1104 OpenJDK: Intended access restrictions bypass via LiveConnect (6724331)
492309 - CVE-2009-1105 OpenJDK: Possibility of trusted applet run in older, vulnerable version of JRE (6706490)
492310 - CVE-2009-1106 OpenJDK: Improper parsing of crossdomain.xml files (intended access restriction bypass) (6798948)
492312 - CVE-2009-1107 OpenJDK: Signed applet remote misuse possibility (6782871)


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