Security Advisory Critical: java-1.6.0-sun security update

Advisory: RHSA-2012:1392-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Critical
Issued on: 2012-10-18
Last updated on: 2012-10-18
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 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-2012-0547


Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix several security issues are now
available for 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.

Oracle Java SE version 6 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and
the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Oracle Java Runtime
Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. Further
information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Java SE Critical
Patch Update Advisory and Oracle Security Alert pages, listed in the
References section. (CVE-2012-0547, CVE-2012-1531, CVE-2012-1532,
CVE-2012-1533, CVE-2012-3143, CVE-2012-3159, CVE-2012-3216, CVE-2012-4416,
CVE-2012-5068, CVE-2012-5069, CVE-2012-5071, CVE-2012-5072, CVE-2012-5073,
CVE-2012-5075, CVE-2012-5077, CVE-2012-5079, CVE-2012-5081, CVE-2012-5083,
CVE-2012-5084, CVE-2012-5085, CVE-2012-5086, CVE-2012-5089)

All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide Oracle Java 6 Update 37. All running instances of
Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.


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

Updated packages

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

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

853228 - CVE-2012-0547 OpenJDK: AWT hardening fixes (AWT, 7163201)
856124 - CVE-2012-4416 OpenJDK: uninitialized Array JVM memory disclosure (Hotspot, 7198606)
865346 - CVE-2012-3216 OpenJDK: information leak (Libraries, 6631398)
865348 - CVE-2012-5068 OpenJDK: RhinoScriptEngine security bypass (Scripting, 7143535)
865354 - CVE-2012-5077 OpenJDK: SecureRandom mulitple seeders information disclosure (Security, 7167656)
865357 - CVE-2012-5073 OpenJDK: LogManager security bypass (Libraries, 7169884)
865363 - CVE-2012-5075 OpenJDK: RMIConnectionImpl information disclosure (JMX, 7169888)
865365 - CVE-2012-5072 OpenJDK: AccessController.doPrivilegedWithCombiner() information disclosure (Security, 7172522)
865370 - CVE-2012-5081 OpenJDK: JSSE denial of service (JSSE, 7186286)
865428 - CVE-2012-5086 OpenJDK: XMLDecoder sandbox restriction bypass (Beans, 7195917)
865511 - CVE-2012-5084 OpenJDK: DefaultFormatter insufficient data validation (Swing, 7195194)
865514 - CVE-2012-5089 OpenJDK: RMIConnectionImpl insufficient access control checks (JMX, 7198296)
865519 - CVE-2012-5071 OpenJDK: DescriptorSupport insufficient package access checks (JMX, 7192975)
865531 - CVE-2012-5069 OpenJDK: Executors state handling issues (Concurrency, 7189103)
865541 - CVE-2012-5085 OpenJDK: disable Gopher support by default (Gopher, 7189567)
865568 - CVE-2012-5079 OpenJDK: ServiceLoader reject not subtype classes without instantiating (Libraries, 7195919)
867185 - CVE-2012-1531 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability (2D)
867186 - CVE-2012-1532 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability (Deployment)
867187 - CVE-2012-1533 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability (Deployment)
867189 - CVE-2012-3143 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability (JMX)
867190 - CVE-2012-3159 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability (Deployment)
867193 - CVE-2012-5083 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability (2D)


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