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Security update for IBMJava2 SDK and IBMJava2 JRE


(Last modified: 26JAN2007)

solutions Security update for IBMJava2 SDK and IBMJava2 JRE SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (243052430e9831f6cf3cf5e582621d87)

Applies to

Package: IBMJava2-SDK_1_4
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11410
Release: 20070126
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



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 daylight saving time update starting 2007.
  • Western Australia daylight savings time introduction in December 2006.
  • Update to current timezone dataset.


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-SDK_1_4.rpm IBMJava2-JRE_1_4.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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