RHSA-2009:0016-01 Critical: java-1.5.0-ibm security update
Posted on: 01/13/2009 10:50 PM

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

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: java-1.5.0-ibm security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2009:0016-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0016.html
Issue date: 2009-01-13
CVE Names: CVE-2008-2086 CVE-2008-5339 CVE-2008-5340
CVE-2008-5341 CVE-2008-5342 CVE-2008-5343
CVE-2008-5344 CVE-2008-5345 CVE-2008-5346
CVE-2008-5348 CVE-2008-5349 CVE-2008-5350
CVE-2008-5351 CVE-2008-5352 CVE-2008-5353
CVE-2008-5354 CVE-2008-5356 CVE-2008-5357
CVE-2008-5359 CVE-2008-5360
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1. Summary:

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

This update has been rated as having critical 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.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the IBM Java 2 Runtime
Environment and the IBM Java 2 Software Development Kit. These are
summarized in the "Security Alerts" from IBM.

All users of java-1.5.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, containing the IBM 1.5.0 SR9 Java release.

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/docs/DOC-11259

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

472201 - CVE-2008-5350 OpenJDK allows to list files within the user home directory (6484091)
472206 - CVE-2008-5349 OpenJDK RSA public key length denial-of-service (6497740)
472209 - CVE-2008-5348 OpenJDK Denial-Of-Service in kerberos authentication (6588160)
472211 - CVE-2008-5360 OpenJDK temporary files have guessable file names (6721753)
472212 - CVE-2008-5359 OpenJDK Buffer overflow in image processing (6726779)
472213 - CVE-2008-5351 OpenJDK UTF-8 decoder accepts non-shortest form sequences (4486841)
472218 - CVE-2008-5356 OpenJDK Font processing vulnerability (6733336)
472224 - CVE-2008-5353 OpenJDK calendar object deserialization allows privilege escalation (6734167)
472228 - CVE-2008-5354 OpenJDK Privilege escalation in command line applications (6733959)
472231 - CVE-2008-5357 OpenJDK Truetype Font processing vulnerability (6751322)
472233 - CVE-2008-5352 OpenJDK Jar200 Decompression buffer overflow (6755943)
474556 - CVE-2008-2086 Java Web Start File Inclusion via System Properties Override
474772 - CVE-2008-5339 JavaWebStart allows unauthorized network connections
474773 - CVE-2008-5340 Java WebStart privilege escalation
474786 - CVE-2008-5341 Java Web Start exposes username and the pathname of the JWS cache
474789 - CVE-2008-5342 Java Web Start BasicService displays local files in the browser
474790 - CVE-2008-5343 Java WebStart allows hidden code privilege escalation
474792 - CVE-2008-5344 Java WebStart unprivileged local file and network access
474793 - CVE-2008-5345 JRE allows unauthorized file access and connections to localhost
474794 - CVE-2008-5346 JRE allows unauthorized memory read access via a crafted ZIP file

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm

ppc:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.ppc.rpm

s390:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.s390.rpm

s390x:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.4.el4.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm

ppc:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-accessibility-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-demo-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-devel-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-javacomm-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-jdbc-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-plugin-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.5.0-ibm-src-1.5.0.9-1jpp.2.el5.x86_64.rpm

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7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2086
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5339
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5340
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5341
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5342
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5343
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5344
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5345
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5346
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5348
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5349
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5350
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5351
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5352
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5353
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5354
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5356
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5357
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5359
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5360
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts/

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2009 Red Hat, Inc.
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