Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : openjdk-6, openjdk-7 vulnerabilities (USN-1735-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Nadhem Alfardan and Kenny Paterson discovered that the TLS protocol as
used in OpenJDK was vulnerable to a timing side-channel attack known
as the 'Lucky Thirteen' issue. A remote attacker could use this issue
to perform plaintext-recovery attacks via analysis of timing data.
(CVE-2013-0169)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit
this to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu
12.10. (CVE-2013-1484)

A data integrity vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1485)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit
these to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1486, CVE-2013-1487).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64801 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57778
58027
58028
58029
58031

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0169
CVE-2013-1484
CVE-2013-1485
CVE-2013-1486
CVE-2013-1487