Updated java-1.5.0-ibm packages that fix multiple security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 Supplementary.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical 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.
The IBM 1.5.0 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.
This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit. Detailed vulnerability descriptions are linked from the IBM "Security alerts" page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2010-3553, CVE-2010-3557, CVE-2010-3571)
This update also fixes the following bug:
* An error in the java-1.5.0-ibm RPM spec file caused an incorrect path to be included in HtmlConverter, preventing it from running. (BZ#659710
All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM 1.5.0 SR12-FP3 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.