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RHSA-2008:1025: java-1.5.0-sun security update

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RHSA-2008:1025: java-1.5.0-sun security update

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/05/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/22/2009
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

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 vulnerabilities. These aresummarized in the "Advance notification of Security Updates for Java SE"from Sun Microsystems. Users of java-1.5.0-sun should upgrade to these updated packages, whichcorrect these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-sun
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-sun-demo
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-sun-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-sun-jdbc
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-sun-plugin
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-5-0-sun-src

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