Ubuntu 12.10 : openjdk-7 vulnerabilities (USN-1755-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

USN-1755-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenJDK 6. This update provides
the corresponding updates for OpenJDK 7.

It was discovered that OpenJDK did not properly validate certain types
of images. A remote attacker could exploit this to cause OpenJDK to
crash. (CVE-2013-0809)

It was discovered that OpenJDK did not properly check return
values when performing color conversion for images. If a
user were tricked into opening a crafted image with OpenJDK,
such as with the Java plugin, a remote attacker could cause
OpenJDK to crash or execute arbitrary code outside of the
Java sandbox with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2013-1493).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65095 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58238

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0809

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