Security Advisory Critical: java-1.6.0-sun security update

Advisory: RHSA-2011:1384-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2011-10-19
Last updated on: 2011-10-19
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 HPC Node Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.1.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2011-3389
CVE-2011-3516
CVE-2011-3521
CVE-2011-3544
CVE-2011-3545
CVE-2011-3546
CVE-2011-3547
CVE-2011-3548
CVE-2011-3549
CVE-2011-3550
CVE-2011-3551
CVE-2011-3552
CVE-2011-3553
CVE-2011-3554
CVE-2011-3556
CVE-2011-3557
CVE-2011-3558
CVE-2011-3560
CVE-2011-3561

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 Critical
Patch page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2011-3389,
CVE-2011-3516, CVE-2011-3521, CVE-2011-3544, CVE-2011-3545, CVE-2011-3546,
CVE-2011-3547, CVE-2011-3548, CVE-2011-3549, CVE-2011-3550, CVE-2011-3551,
CVE-2011-3552, CVE-2011-3553, CVE-2011-3554, CVE-2011-3555, CVE-2011-3556,
CVE-2011-3557, CVE-2011-3558, CVE-2011-3560, CVE-2011-3561)

All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide JDK and JRE 6 Update 29 and 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
https://access.redhat.com/kb/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

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

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

737506 - CVE-2011-3389 HTTPS: block-wise chosen-plaintext attack against SSL/TLS (BEAST)
745379 - CVE-2011-3560 OpenJDK: missing checkSetFactory calls in HttpsURLConnection (JSSE, 7096936)
745387 - CVE-2011-3547 OpenJDK: InputStream skip() information leak (Networking/IO, 7000600)
745391 - CVE-2011-3551 OpenJDK: Java2D TransformHelper integer overflow (2D, 7023640)
745397 - CVE-2011-3552 OpenJDK: excessive default UDP socket limit under SecurityManager (Networking, 7032417)
745399 - CVE-2011-3544 OpenJDK: missing SecurityManager checks in scripting engine (Scripting, 7046823)
745442 - CVE-2011-3521 OpenJDK: IIOP deserialization code execution (Deserialization, 7055902)
745447 - CVE-2011-3554 OpenJDK: insufficient pack200 JAR files uncompress error checks (Runtime, 7057857)
745459 - CVE-2011-3556 OpenJDK: RMI DGC server remote code execution (RMI, 7077466)
745464 - CVE-2011-3557 OpenJDK: RMI registry privileged code execution (RMI, 7083012)
745473 - CVE-2011-3548 OpenJDK: mutable static AWTKeyStroke.ctor (AWT, 7019773)
745476 - CVE-2011-3553 OpenJDK: JAX-WS stack-traces information leak (JAX-WS, 7046794)
745492 - CVE-2011-3558 OpenJDK: Hotspot unspecified issue (Hotspot, 7070134)
747191 - CVE-2011-3545 Oracle/IBM JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u29 (Sound)
747198 - CVE-2011-3549 Oracle/IBM JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u29 (Swing)
747200 - CVE-2011-3550 Oracle/IBM JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u29 (AWT)
747203 - CVE-2011-3516 Oracle/IBM JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u29 (Deployment)
747205 - CVE-2011-3546 Oracle/IBM JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u29 (Deployment)
747206 - CVE-2011-3555 Oracle/IBM JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u29 (JRE)
747208 - CVE-2011-3561 Oracle/IBM JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u29 (Deployment)


References



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