GLSA-201707-01 : IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 101248


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201707-01 (IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in IcedTea. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Note: If the web browser plug-in provided by the dev-java/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.
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.


All IcedTea binary 7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-' All IcedTea binary 3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-3.4.0:8'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101248

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201707-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/07/06

Modified: 2017/07/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C


Base Score: 9.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:icedtea-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2183, CVE-2016-5546, CVE-2016-5547, CVE-2016-5548, CVE-2016-5549, CVE-2016-5552, CVE-2017-3231, CVE-2017-3241, CVE-2017-3252, CVE-2017-3253, CVE-2017-3260, CVE-2017-3261, CVE-2017-3272, CVE-2017-3289, CVE-2017-3509, CVE-2017-3511, CVE-2017-3512, CVE-2017-3514, CVE-2017-3526, CVE-2017-3533, CVE-2017-3539, CVE-2017-3544

GLSA: 201707-01