GLSA-201701-65 : 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-201701-65
(Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in in Oracle’s JRE and
JDK. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, gain access to information, or cause a Denial
of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?26828d60
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-65

Solution :

All Oracle JRE users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-1.8.0.121'
All Oracle JDK users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
'>=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-1.8.0.121'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

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