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