GLSA-201610-08 : Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201610-08
(Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities exist in both Oracle’s JRE and JDK. Please
review the referenced CVE’s for additional information.

Impact :

Remote attackers could gain access to information, remotely execute
arbitrary code, or cause Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-08

Solution :

All Oracle JRE Users users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-1.8.0.101'
All Oracle JDK Users users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-1.8.0.101'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)