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Security Advisory Critical: java-1.7.0-oracle security update

Advisory: RHSA-2012:1019-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2012-06-20
Last updated on: 2012-06-20
Affected Products: 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 Server Supplementary EUS (v. 6.3.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2012-0551
CVE-2012-1711
CVE-2012-1713
CVE-2012-1716
CVE-2012-1717
CVE-2012-1718
CVE-2012-1719
CVE-2012-1721
CVE-2012-1722
CVE-2012-1723
CVE-2012-1724
CVE-2012-1725
CVE-2012-1726

Details

Updated java-1.7.0-oracle packages that fix several security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Oracle Java 7 release includes the Oracle Java 7 Runtime Environment
and the Oracle Java 7 Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Oracle Java 7 Runtime
Environment and the Oracle Java 7 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-2012-0551,
CVE-2012-1711, CVE-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718,
CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1721, CVE-2012-1722, CVE-2012-1723, CVE-2012-1724,
CVE-2012-1725, CVE-2012-1726)

All users of java-1.7.0-oracle are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide Oracle Java 7 Update 5 and resolve these issues.
All running instances of Oracle 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/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

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

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

829354 - CVE-2012-1711 OpenJDK: improper protection of CORBA data models (CORBA, 7079902)
829358 - CVE-2012-1717 OpenJDK: insecure temporary file permissions (JRE, 7143606)
829360 - CVE-2012-1716 OpenJDK: SynthLookAndFeel application context bypass (Swing, 7143614)
829361 - CVE-2012-1713 OpenJDK: fontmanager layout lookup code memory corruption (2D, 7143617)
829371 - CVE-2012-1719 OpenJDK: mutable repository identifiers in generated stub code (CORBA, 7143851)
829372 - CVE-2012-1718 OpenJDK: CRL and certificate extensions handling improvements (Security, 7143872)
829373 - CVE-2012-1723 OpenJDK: insufficient field accessibility checks (HotSpot, 7152811)
829374 - CVE-2012-1724 OpenJDK: XML parsing infinite loop (JAXP, 7157609)
829376 - CVE-2012-1725 OpenJDK: insufficient invokespecial <init> verification (HotSpot, 7160757)
829377 - CVE-2012-1726 OpenJDK: java.lang.invoke.MethodHandles.Lookup does not honor access modes (Libraries, 7165628)
831353 - CVE-2012-1721 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u33 and 7u5 (Deployment)
831354 - CVE-2012-1722 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u33 and 7u5 (Deployment)
831355 - CVE-2012-0551 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u33 and 7u5 (Deployment)


References



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