Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.7.0-openjdk on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Two improper permission check issues were discovered in the reflection
API in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use
these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2012-3174,
CVE-2013-0422)

This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea7 2.3.4.

All running instances of OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update
to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1c12ad7d

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63607 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3174
CVE-2013-0422