RHSA-2009:0369-01 Critical: java-1.6.0-ibm security update
Posted on: 03/25/2009 05:05 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-1.6.0-ibm security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2009:0369-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0369.html
Issue date: 2009-03-25
CVE Names: CVE-2008-5340 CVE-2008-5341 CVE-2008-5342
CVE-2008-5343 CVE-2008-5351 CVE-2008-5356
CVE-2008-5357 CVE-2008-5358
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1. Summary:

Updated java-1.6.0-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Extras and Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 Supplementary.

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

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

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

3. Description:

The IBM® 1.6.0 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
vulnerabilities are summarized on the IBM "Security alerts" page listed in
the References section. (CVE-2008-5340, CVE-2008-5341, CVE-2008-5342,
CVE-2008-5343, CVE-2008-5351, CVE-2008-5356, CVE-2008-5357, CVE-2008-5358)

All users of java-1.6.0-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, containing the IBM 1.6.0 SR4 Java release. All running instances
of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

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/):

472213 - CVE-2008-5351 OpenJDK UTF-8 decoder accepts non-shortest form sequences (4486841)
472218 - CVE-2008-5356 OpenJDK Font processing vulnerability (6733336)
472231 - CVE-2008-5357 OpenJDK Truetype Font processing vulnerability (6751322)
472234 - CVE-2008-5358 OpenJDK Buffer Overflow in GIF image processing (6766136)
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

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm

ppc:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.ppc.rpm

s390:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390.rpm

s390x:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390x.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 Extras:

i386:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el4.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Supplementary (v. 5 client):

i386:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-accessibility-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-accessibility-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Supplementary (v. 5 server):

i386:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-accessibility-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm

ppc:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-accessibility-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-accessibility-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390x.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-accessibility-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-demo-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-devel-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-javacomm-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-ibm-src-1.6.0.4-1jpp.1.el5.x86_64.rpm

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7. References:

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-2008-5351
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-2008-5358
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical
http://www.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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