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RHSA-2009:1551: java-1.4.2-ibm security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
9 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) November 05, 2009 November 12, 2009 February 03, 2014

Available Exploits 

Description

Updated java-1.4.2-ibm packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 for SAP. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP2 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit. This update fixes two vulnerabilities in the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit. These vulnerabilities are summarized on the IBM "Security alerts" page listed in the References section. (CVE-2008-5349, CVE-2009-2625) Warning: Do not install these java-1.4.2-ibm packages for SAP alongside the java-1.4.2-ibm packages from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras or Supplementary channels on the Red Hat Network. Doing so could cause your system to fail to update cleanly, among other possible problems. All users of java-1.4.2-ibm for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 for SAP are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain the IBM 1.4.2 SR13-FP2 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.

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Solution

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.4.2-ibm

    Update java-1.4.2-ibm to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.4.2-ibm-demo

    Update java-1.4.2-ibm-demo to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.4.2-ibm-devel

    Update java-1.4.2-ibm-devel to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.4.2-ibm-javacomm

    Update java-1.4.2-ibm-javacomm to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.4.2-ibm-src

    Update java-1.4.2-ibm-src to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

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