Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-openjdk on SL5.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

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.

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b50b7bf8

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: 65086 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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