Security update for IBM Java

SUSE Security Update: Security update for IBM Java
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2012:1264-1
Rating: important
References: #666744 #771808 #773021 #778629
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Java 11 SP1

  • An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.


    IBM Java 1.5.0 was updated to SR11 which fixes bugs and
    security issues.

    Also three bugs have been fixed:

    * fix bnc#771808: create symlink /usr/bin/javaws
    * fix bnc#666744: mark all configuration files as
    * fix bnc#773021: add code removing fonts symlink to

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Java 11 SP1:
      zypper in -t patch slejsp1-java-1_6_0-ibm-6792

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Java 11 SP1 (x86_64):
    • java-1_6_0-ibm-1.6.0_sr11.0-0.3.1
    • java-1_6_0-ibm-devel-1.6.0_sr11.0-0.3.1
    • java-1_6_0-ibm-fonts-1.6.0_sr11.0-0.3.1
    • java-1_6_0-ibm-jdbc-1.6.0_sr11.0-0.3.1
    • java-1_6_0-ibm-plugin-1.6.0_sr11.0-0.3.1