B.31.3. RHSA-2011:0169 — Critical: java-1.5.0-ibm security and bug fix update

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 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-2010-3553, CVE-2010-3557, CVE-2010-3571
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.
Bug Fix
BZ#659710
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.
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.