Updated java-1.5.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues 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 gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) associated with each description below.
The IBM 1.5.0 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.
- CVE-2010-4447, CVE-2010-4448, CVE-2010-4450, CVE-2010-4454, CVE-2010-4462, CVE-2010-4465, CVE-2010-4466, CVE-2010-4468, CVE-2010-4471, CVE-2010-4473, CVE-2010-4475
This update fixes several 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"
All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM 1.5.0 SR12-FP4 Java release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for this update to take effect.