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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0891

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0891.

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.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-3103
BugTraq ID: 30146
Bugtraq: 20081004 VMSA-2008-0016 VMware Hosted products, VirtualCenter Update 3 and (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 20081004 VMSA-2008-0016 VMware Hosted products, VirtualCenter Update 3 and patches for ESX and ESXi resolve multiple security issues (Google Search)
Cert/CC Advisory: TA08-193A
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2009:0466
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:042 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:022 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: sun-jmx-security-bypass(43669)
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