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RHSA-2008:1018: java-1.6.0-sun security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) December 05, 2008 February 22, 2009 July 04, 2017

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The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains the software and tools thatusers need to run applets and applications written using the Javaprogramming language. A vulnerability was found in in Java Web Start. If a user visits amalicious website, an attacker could misuse this flaw to execute arbitrarycode. (CVE-2008-2086)Additionally, these packages fix several other critical vulnerabilities.These are summarized in the "Advance notification of Security Updates forJava SE" from Sun Microsystems.Users of java-1.6.0-sun should upgrade to these updated packages, whichcorrect these issues.

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