GLSA-201006-18 : Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 46807



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


The 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.
Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause unspecified impact, possibly including remote execution of arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Oracle JRE 1.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/sun-jre-bin-' All Oracle JDK 1.6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/sun-jdk-' 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-' 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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 46807

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201006-18.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Published: 6/4/2010

Updated: 5/25/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.8


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:emul-linux-x86-java, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:sun-jdk, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:sun-jre-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/4/2010

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 6/15/2022

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Sun Java Web Start Plugin Command Line Argument Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2010-0082, CVE-2010-0084, CVE-2010-0085, CVE-2010-0087, CVE-2010-0088, CVE-2010-0089, CVE-2010-0090, CVE-2010-0091, CVE-2010-0092, CVE-2010-0093, CVE-2010-0094, CVE-2010-0095, CVE-2010-0837, CVE-2010-0838, CVE-2010-0839, CVE-2010-0840, CVE-2010-0841, CVE-2010-0842, CVE-2010-0843, CVE-2010-0844, CVE-2010-0845, CVE-2010-0846, CVE-2010-0847, CVE-2010-0848, CVE-2010-0849, CVE-2010-0850, CVE-2010-0886, CVE-2010-0887

BID: 39062, 39065, 39067, 39068, 39069, 39070, 39071, 39072, 39073, 39075, 39077, 39078, 39081, 39082, 39083, 39084, 39085, 39086, 39088, 39089, 39090, 39091, 39093, 39094, 39095, 39096, 39492

CWE: 310

GLSA: 201006-18