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The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) must not be installed on an unsupported operating system.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-54383 JRE9999-UNSPTD-OS SV-68629r1_rule DCSQ-1 High
Security updates are the standard method for addressing discovered vulnerabilities. The operating system platform the JRE is installed on must be supported for security updates or the OS becomes a threat vector that can negatively impact the JRE. Organizations must run the JRE on a supported OS version to ensure security updates are available and to mitigate threats to the JRE.
Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6 STIG for Windows XP 2014-10-05


Check Text ( C-54999r3_chk )
Check the OS version to ensure it is supported by the vendor.

Microsoft support for Windows XP ended April 8 2014. If the JRE is installed on an XP system, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-59237r1_fix)
Upgrade the operating system platform the JRE is installed on to a supported OS version.