RHEL 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (RHSA-2013:0604)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix two security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

These packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and the
OpenJDK 6 Software Development Kit.

An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the 2D component handled
certain sample model instances. A specially crafted sample model
instance could cause Java Virtual Machine memory corruption and,
possibly, lead to arbitrary code execution with virtual machine
privileges. (CVE-2013-0809)

It was discovered that the 2D component did not properly reject
certain malformed images. Specially crafted raster parameters could
cause Java Virtual Machine memory corruption and, possibly, lead to
arbitrary code execution with virtual machine privileges.
(CVE-2013-1493)

This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea6 1.11.9.
Refer to the NEWS file, linked to in the References, for further
information.

All users of java-1.6.0-openjdk are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of
OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-0809.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-1493.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?884c6c8a
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0604.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?76e185bf

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: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65074 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0809
CVE-2013-1493