RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : java-1.7.0-openjdk (RHSA-2016:1504)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An update for java-1.7.0-openjdk is now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5, 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 Important. 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-1.7.0-openjdk packages provide the OpenJDK 7 Java Runtime
Environment and the OpenJDK 7 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-2016-3598, 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)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-3458.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-3500.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-3508.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-3550.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-3598.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-3606.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-3610.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1504.html

Solution :

Update the affected 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: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92604 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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