GLSA-201707-01 : IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201707-01
(IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in IcedTea. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Note: If the web browser plug-in provided by the dev-java/icedtea-web
package was installed, the issues exposed via Java applets could have
been exploited without user interaction if a user visited a malicious
website.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, gain access to information, or cause a Denial
of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-01

Solution :

All IcedTea binary 7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-7.2.6.10:7'
All IcedTea binary 3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-3.4.0:8'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)