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4.73. java-1.6.0-sun

Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Oracle Java SE version 6 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.

Bug Fix

BZ#868174
Prior to this update, the java-1.6.0-sun-plugin package did not contain an architecture-specific dependency on the java-1.6.0-sun package. Consequently, an error occurred during package unpacking when installation was done in a specific sequence. With this update the dependency has been added, and the aforementioned error no longer occurs.
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix this bug.
Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix several security issues are now available for 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 score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) associated with each description below.
Oracle Java SE version 6 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.

Security Fix

CVE-2012-0547, CVE-2012-1531, CVE-2012-1532, CVE-2012-1533, CVE-2012-3143, CVE-2012-3159, CVE-2012-3216, CVE-2012-4416, CVE-2012-5068, CVE-2012-5069, CVE-2012-5071, CVE-2012-5072, CVE-2012-5073, CVE-2012-5075, CVE-2012-5077, CVE-2012-5079, CVE-2012-5081, CVE-2012-5083, CVE-2012-5084, CVE-2012-5085, CVE-2012-5086, CVE-2012-5089
This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. Further information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory and Oracle Security Alert pages.
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide Oracle Java 6 Update 37. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.
Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that fix several security issues are now available for 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 score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) associated with each description below.
The Sun 1.6.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit.

Security Fix

CVE-2012-0551, CVE-2012-1711, CVE-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1721, CVE-2012-1722, CVE-2012-1723, CVE-2012-1724, CVE-2012-1725
This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit. Further information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch page.
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide JDK and JRE 6 Update 33 and resolve these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.