GLSA-201709-22 : Oracle JDK/JRE, 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-201709-22
(Oracle JDK/JRE, IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Oracle’s JRE, JDK and
IcedTea. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact :

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-22

Solution :

All Oracle JDK binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-1.8.0.141'
All Oracle JRE binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-1.8.0.141'
All IcedTea binary 7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-7.2.6.11'
All IcedTea binary 3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-3.5.0'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)