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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 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).

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