(RHSA-2015:0079) Critical: java-1.7.0-oracle security update

2015-01-23T02:17:01
ID RHSA-2015:0079
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-06-07T18:20:35

Description

Oracle Java SE version 7 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. Further information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2014-3566, CVE-2014-6585, CVE-2014-6587, CVE-2014-6591, CVE-2014-6593, CVE-2014-6601, CVE-2015-0383, CVE-2015-0395, CVE-2015-0403, CVE-2015-0406, CVE-2015-0407, CVE-2015-0408, CVE-2015-0410, CVE-2015-0412, CVE-2015-0413)

The CVE-2015-0383 issue was discovered by Red Hat.

Note: With this update, the Oracle Java SE now disables the SSL 3.0 protocol to address the CVE-2014-3566 issue (also known as POODLE). Refer to the Red Hat Bugzilla bug linked to in the References section for instructions on how to re-enable SSL 3.0 support if needed.

All users of java-1.7.0-oracle are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which provide Oracle Java 7 Update 75 and resolve these issues. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.