RHEL 6 : java-1.7.1-ibm (RHSA-2018:2576)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112179

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for java-1.7.1-ibm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

IBM Java SE version 7 Release 1 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit.

This update upgrades IBM Java SE 7 to version 7R1 SR4-FP30.

Security Fix(es) :

* IBM JDK: privilege escalation via insufficiently restricted access to Attach API (CVE-2018-12539)

* IBM JDK: DoS in the java.math component (CVE-2018-1517)

* IBM JDK: path traversal flaw in the Diagnostic Tooling Framework (CVE-2018-1656)

* Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u201, 7u191, 8u181, and 10.0.2 (Libraries) (CVE-2018-2940)

* OpenJDK: insufficient index validation in PatternSyntaxException getMessage () (Concurrency, 8199547) (CVE-2018-2952)

* Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u201, 7u191, 8u181, and 10.0.2 (JSSE) (CVE-2018-2973)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018-2576.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-1517.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-1656.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-2940.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-2952.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-2973.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2018-12539.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112179

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2576.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/29

Modified: 2018/09/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12539, CVE-2018-1517, CVE-2018-1656, CVE-2018-2940, CVE-2018-2952, CVE-2018-2973

RHSA: 2018:2576