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VPR Score: 9.1
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201006-18 (Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in the Oracle Java implementation. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below and the associated Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory for details.
A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause unspecified impact, possibly including remote execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Oracle JRE 1.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/sun-jre-bin-184.108.40.206' All Oracle JDK 1.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/sun-jdk-220.127.116.11' All users of the precompiled 32bit Oracle JRE 1.6.x should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-java-18.104.22.168' All Oracle JRE 1.5.x, Oracle JDK 1.5.x, and precompiled 32bit Oracle JRE 1.5.x users are strongly advised to unmerge Java 1.5:
# emerge --unmerge =app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-java-1.5* # emerge --unmerge =dev-java/sun-jre-bin-1.5* # emerge --unmerge =dev-java/sun-jdk-1.5* Gentoo is ceasing support for the 1.5 generation of the Oracle Java Platform in accordance with upstream. All 1.5 JRE versions are masked and will be removed shortly. All 1.5 JDK versions are marked as 'build-only' and will be masked for removal shortly. Users are advised to change their default user and system Java implementation to an unaffected version. For example:
# java-config --set-system-vm sun-jdk-1.6 For more information, please consult the Gentoo Linux Java documentation.