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RHSA-2013:0156: java-1.7.0-oracle security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) January 09, 2013 January 17, 2013 March 02, 2013

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Description

Updated java-1.7.0-oracle packages that fix two 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 7 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. This update fixes two 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 Security Alert page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2012-3174, CVE-2013-0422) Red Hat is aware that a public exploit for CVE-2013-0422 is available that executes code without user interaction when a user visits a malicious web page using a browser with the Oracle Java 7 web browser plug-in enabled. All users of java-1.7.0-oracle are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide Oracle Java 7 Update 11 and resolve these issues. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

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References

Solution

linuxrpm-upgrade-rhel50-ix86-java-1_7_0-oracle

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