RHSA-2008:0891-01 Moderate: java-1.5.0-ibm security update
Posted on: 10/24/2008 05:55 PM

A new update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here the announcement:

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: java-1.5.0-ibm security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2008:0891-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0891.html
Issue date: 2008-10-24
CVE Names: CVE-2008-3103
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1. Summary:

Updated java-1.5.0-ibm packages that fix a security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and 5 Supplementary.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras - i386, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras - i386, x86_64
RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server) - i386, ppc, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

The IBM 1.5.0 Java release includes the IBM Java 2 Runtime Environment and
the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit.

A flaw was found in the Java Management Extensions (JMX) management agent.
When local monitoring is enabled, remote attackers could use this flaw to
perform illegal operations. (CVE-2008-3103)

All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages containing the IBM 1.5.0 SR8a Java release, which resolves this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

452659 - CVE-2008-3103 OpenJDK JMX allows illegal operations with local monitoring (6332953)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm

ppc:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.ppc.rpm

s390:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.s390.rpm

s390x:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el4.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm

ppc:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.8-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm

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7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3103
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2008 Red Hat, Inc.
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