Updated java-1.6.0-sun packages that correct 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.
The Sun 1.6.0 Java release includes the Sun Java 6 Runtime Environment and
the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit.
This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Sun Java 6 Runtime
Environment and the Sun Java 6 Software Development Kit. These
vulnerabilities are summarized on the “Advance notification of Security
Updates for Java SE” page from Sun Microsystems, listed in the References
section. (CVE-2009-0217, CVE-2009-2475, CVE-2009-2476, CVE-2009-2625,
CVE-2009-2670, CVE-2009-2671, CVE-2009-2672, CVE-2009-2673, CVE-2009-2674,
CVE-2009-2675, CVE-2009-2676, CVE-2009-2690)
Users of java-1.6.0-sun should upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct these issues. All running instances of Sun Java must be restarted
for the update to take effect…