Updated java-1.6.0-sun 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 Sun 1.6.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit.
- CVE-2010-4422, CVE-2010-4447, CVE-2010-4448, CVE-2010-4450, CVE-2010-4451, CVE-2010-4452, CVE-2010-4454, CVE-2010-4462, CVE-2010-4463, CVE-2010-4465, CVE-2010-4466, CVE-2010-4467, CVE-2010-4468, CVE-2010-4469, CVE-2010-4470, CVE-2010-4471, CVE-2010-4472, CVE-2010-4473, CVE-2010-4475, CVE-2010-4476
All users of java-1.6.0-sun are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.