RHEL 6 : java-1.8.0-oracle (RHSA-2015:0080) (POODLE)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated java-1.8.0-oracle packages that fix several security issues
are now available for Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each
vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

Oracle Java SE version 8 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment
and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the Oracle Java Runtime
Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. Further
information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Java SE
Critical Patch Update Advisory page, listed in the References section.
(CVE-2014-3566, CVE-2014-6549, CVE-2014-6585, CVE-2014-6587,
CVE-2014-6591, CVE-2014-6593, CVE-2014-6601, CVE-2015-0383,
CVE-2015-0395, CVE-2015-0403, CVE-2015-0406, CVE-2015-0407,
CVE-2015-0408, CVE-2015-0410, CVE-2015-0412, CVE-2015-0413,
CVE-2015-0421, CVE-2015-0437)

The CVE-2015-0383 issue was discovered by Red Hat.

Note: With this update, the Oracle Java SE now disables the SSL 3.0
protocol to address the CVE-2014-3566 issue (also known as POODLE).
Refer to the Red Hat Bugzilla bug linked to in the References section
for instructions on how to re-enable SSL 3.0 support if needed.

All users of java-1.8.0-oracle are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which provide Oracle Java 8 Update 31 and resolve these
issues. All running instances of Oracle Java must be restarted for the
update to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-3566.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6549.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6585.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6587.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6591.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6593.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-6601.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0383.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0395.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0403.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0406.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0407.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0408.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0410.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0412.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0413.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0421.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-0437.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?df55894d
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1152789#c82
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0080.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

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