Updated java-1.6.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.3. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low 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.
This update corrects several security vulnerabilities in the IBM Java Runtime Environment shipped as part of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.3. In a typical operating environment, these are of low security risk as the runtime is not used on untrusted applets. Several flaws were fixed in the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment. (CVE-2010-0084, CVE-2010-0085, CVE-2010-0087, CVE-2010-0088, CVE-2010-0089, CVE-2010-0090, CVE-2010-0091, CVE-2010-0092, CVE-2010-0094, CVE-2010-0095, CVE-2010-0837, CVE-2010-0838, CVE-2010-0839, CVE-2010-0840, CVE-2010-0841, CVE-2010-0842, CVE-2010-0843, CVE-2010-0844, CVE-2010-0846, CVE-2010-0848, CVE-2010-0849) Users of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.3 are advised to upgrade to these updated java-1.6.0-ibm packages, which resolve these issues. For this update to take effect, Red Hat Network Satellite Server must be restarted ("/usr/sbin/rhn-satellite restart"), as well as all running instances of IBM Java.