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RHSA-2011:0290: java-1.6.0-ibm security update

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RHSA-2011:0290: java-1.6.0-ibm security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/17/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/24/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The IBM 1.6.0 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment andthe IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.A denial of service flaw was found in the way certain strings wereconverted to Double objects. A remote attacker could use this flaw to causeJava based applications to hang, for example, if they parsed Double valuesin a specially-crafted HTTP request. (CVE-2010-4476)All users of java-1.6.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updatedpackages, containing the IBM 1.6.0 SR9 Java release. All running instancesof IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-6-0-ibm
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-6-0-ibm-accessibility
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-6-0-ibm-demo
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-6-0-ibm-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-6-0-ibm-javacomm
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-6-0-ibm-jdbc
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-6-0-ibm-plugin
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-6-0-ibm-src

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