Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : openjdk-7 vulnerabilities (USN-2574-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure, data integrity and availability. An attacker
could exploit these to cause a denial of service or expose sensitive
data over the network. (CVE-2015-0460, CVE-2015-0469)

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that OpenJDK JRE was vulnerable to
directory traversal issues with respect to handling jar files. An
attacker could use this to expose sensitive data. (CVE-2015-0480)

Florian Weimer discovered that the RSA implementation in the JCE
component in OpenJDK JRE did not follow recommended practices for
implementing RSA signatures. An attacker could use this to expose
sensitive data. (CVE-2015-0478)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. An attacker could exploit this expose sensitive data over
the network. (CVE-2015-0477)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2015-0488).

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:UR)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82992 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0460
CVE-2015-0469
CVE-2015-0477
CVE-2015-0478
CVE-2015-0480
CVE-2015-0488

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