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Security update for IBM Java2 JRE and SDK

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(Last modified: 15JAN2007)


solutions Security update for IBM Java2 JRE and SDK SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (f5b3f5adf5613e923c01c813a0923b58)

Applies to

Package: IBMJava2-JRE
IBMJava2-SDK
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11388
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 IBMJava2-JRE.rpm IBMJava2-SDK.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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