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solutions Security update for IBM Java SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8924ac6b994acb949a8ad3572aba51d6)

Applies to

Package: java-1_4_2-ibm
java-1_4_2-ibm-devel
java-1_4_2-ibm-jdbc
java-1_4_2-ibm-plugin
Product(s): SLE SDK 10 for x86
SLE SDK 10 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 for X86-64
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070115
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update brings IBM Java 1.4.2 to Service Release 7.
It contains several undisclosed security fixes, including the fix for the RSA attack similar to Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-4790.
It also contains timezone updates:
  • US daylightsaving time update starting 2007.
  • Western Australia daylight savings time introduction in December 2006.
  • Update to current timezone dataset.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh java-1_4_2-ibm.rpm java-1_4_2-ibm-devel.rpm java-1_4_2-ibm-jdbc.rpm java-1_4_2-ibm-plugin.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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