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RHSA-2012:1485: java-1.4.2-ibm security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) October 15, 2012 November 25, 2012 September 06, 2015


IBM J2SE version 1.4.2 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and theIBM Java Software Development Kit.This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the IBM Java RuntimeEnvironment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit. Detailedvulnerability descriptions are linked from the IBM Security alerts page,listed in the References section. (CVE-2012-1531, CVE-2012-3216,CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-5073, CVE-2012-5079, CVE-2012-5081,CVE-2012-5083, CVE-2012-5084)This is the last update of the java-1.4.2-ibm packages in Red HatEnterprise Linux 5 Supplementary. Customers are advised to migrate to laterversions of Java at this time. More current versions of IBM Java SEcontinue to be available via the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Supplementarychannel. Customers should also consider OpenJDK which is the default Javadevelopment and runtime environment in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Incases where it is not feasible to move to a later version of supportedJava, customers are advised to contact IBM to evaluate other options.All users of java-1.4.2-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updatedpackages, which contain the IBM J2SE 1.4.2 SR13-FP14 release. All runninginstances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect

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