Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.7.0-openjdk (ALAS-2013-151)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

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.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?64023fe6

Solution :

Run 'yum update java-1.7.0-openjdk' to update your system.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69710 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3174