Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ALAS-2013-163)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An improper permission check issue was discovered in the JMX component
in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this
flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2013-1486)

It was discovered that OpenJDK leaked timing information when
decrypting TLS/SSL protocol encrypted records when CBC-mode cipher
suites were used. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to
retrieve plain text from the encrypted packets by using a TLS/SSL
server as a padding oracle. (CVE-2013-0169)

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update java-1.6.0-openjdk' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69722 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0169