Security Advisory Critical: java-1.6.0-sun security update

Advisory: RHSA-2011:0282-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2011-02-17
Last updated on: 2011-02-17
Affected Products: RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client)
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras (v. 4.8.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.0.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2010-4422
CVE-2010-4447
CVE-2010-4448
CVE-2010-4450
CVE-2010-4451
CVE-2010-4452
CVE-2010-4454
CVE-2010-4462
CVE-2010-4463
CVE-2010-4465
CVE-2010-4466
CVE-2010-4467
CVE-2010-4468
CVE-2010-4469
CVE-2010-4470
CVE-2010-4471
CVE-2010-4472
CVE-2010-4473
CVE-2010-4475
CVE-2010-4476

Details

Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix several security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

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. Further
information about these flaws can be found on the "Oracle Java SE and Java
for Business Critical Patch Update Advisory" page, listed in the References
section. (CVE-2010-4422, CVE-2010-4447, CVE-2010-4448, CVE-2010-4450,
CVE-2010-4451, CVE-2010-4452, CVE-2010-4454, CVE-2010-4462, CVE-2010-4463,
CVE-2010-4465, CVE-2010-4466, CVE-2010-4467, CVE-2010-4468, CVE-2010-4469,
CVE-2010-4470, CVE-2010-4471, CVE-2010-4472, CVE-2010-4473, CVE-2010-4475,
CVE-2010-4476)

All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of Sun Java
must be restarted for the update to take effect.


Solution

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

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

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

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

674336 - CVE-2010-4476 JDK Double.parseDouble Denial-Of-Service
675942 - CVE-2010-4472 OpenJDK untrusted code allowed to replace DSIG/C14N implementation (6994263)
675958 - CVE-2010-4469 OpenJDK Hotspot verifier heap corruption (6878713)
675984 - CVE-2010-4465 OpenJDK Swing timer-based security manager bypass (6907662)
676005 - CVE-2010-4470 OpenJDK JAXP untrusted component state manipulation (6927050)
676019 - CVE-2010-4471 OpenJDK Java2D font-related system property leak (6985453)
676023 - CVE-2010-4448 OpenJDK DNS cache poisoning by untrusted applets (6981922)
676026 - CVE-2010-4450 OpenJDK Launcher incorrect processing of empty library path entries (6983554)
677957 - CVE-2010-4475 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Deployment component
677958 - CVE-2010-4473 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Sound component
677959 - CVE-2010-4468 JDK unspecified vulnerability in JDBC component
677960 - CVE-2010-4467 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Deployment component
677961 - CVE-2010-4466 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Deployment component
677963 - CVE-2010-4463 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Deployment component
677966 - CVE-2010-4462 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Sound component
677967 - CVE-2010-4454 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Sound component
677968 - CVE-2010-4452 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Deployment component
677969 - CVE-2010-4451 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Install component
677970 - CVE-2010-4447 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Deployment component
677971 - CVE-2010-4422 JDK unspecified vulnerability in Deployment component


References



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