Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.6.0-openjdk Multiple Vulnerabilities (ALAS-2013-167)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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)

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)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a24474c4

Solution :

Run 'yum update java-1.6.0-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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69726 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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