AIX Java Advisory : java_apr2017_advisory.asc (April 2017 CPU)

high Nessus Plugin ID 103189
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Synopsis

The version of Java SDK installed on the remote AIX host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Java SDK installed on the remote AIX host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following subcomponents :

- Multiple vulnerabilities exist in the zlib subcomponent that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to trigger denial of service conditions. (CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841, CVE-2016-9842, CVE-2016-9843)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the XML subcomponent that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-1289)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Networking subcomponent that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to impact confidentiality and integrity.
(CVE-2017-3509)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the JCE subcomponent that allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges.
This vulnerability does not affect Java SE version 6.
(CVE-2017-3511)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the AWT subcomponent that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. This vulnerability does not affect Java SE version 6. (CVE-2017-3512)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the AWT subcomponent that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-3514)

- Multiple unspecified flaws exist in the Networking subcomponent that allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to gain update, insert, or delete access to unauthorized data. (CVE-2017-3533, CVE-2017-3544)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Security subcomponent that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to gain update, insert, or delete access to unauthorized data.
(CVE-2017-3539)

Solution

Fixes are available by version and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8d03f97b

http://www.nessus.org/u?ce533d8f

http://www.nessus.org/u?17d05c61

http://www.nessus.org/u?d4595696

http://www.nessus.org/u?9abd5252

http://www.nessus.org/u?4ee03dc1

http://www.nessus.org/u?8f7a066c

http://www.nessus.org/u?52d4ddf3

http://www.nessus.org/u?343fa903

http://www.nessus.org/u?623d2c22

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103189

File Name: aix_java_apr2017_advisory.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 9/13/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix, cpe:/a:oracle:jre, cpe:/a:oracle:jdk

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version, Host/AIX/oslevelsp

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841, CVE-2016-9842, CVE-2016-9843, CVE-2017-1289, CVE-2017-3509, CVE-2017-3511, CVE-2017-3512, CVE-2017-3514, CVE-2017-3533, CVE-2017-3539, CVE-2017-3544

BID: 95131, 97727, 97729, 97731, 97737, 97740, 97745, 97752, 98401