Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.7.0-openjdk on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c7e6ba2e

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)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92605 ()

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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