Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (ELSA-2016-1458)

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Synopsis :

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:1458 :

An update for java-1.8.0-openjdk is now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The java-1.8.0-openjdk packages provide the OpenJDK 8 Java Runtime
Environment and the OpenJDK 8 Java Software Development Kit.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple flaws were discovered in the Hotspot and Libraries
components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could
use these flaws to completely bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
(CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3587, CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3610)

* Multiple denial of service flaws were found in the JAXP component in
OpenJDK. A specially crafted XML file could cause a Java application
using JAXP to consume an excessive amount of CPU and memory when
parsed. (CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508)

* Multiple flaws were found in the CORBA and Hotsport components in
OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws
to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-3458,
CVE-2016-3550)

Note: If the web browser plug-in provided by the 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.

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-July/006206.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-July/006207.html

Solution :

Update the affected java-1.8.0-openjdk packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92489 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3458
CVE-2016-3500
CVE-2016-3508
CVE-2016-3550
CVE-2016-3587
CVE-2016-3598
CVE-2016-3606
CVE-2016-3610

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