CentOS 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (CESA-2011:0214)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53419

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

These packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 6 Software Development Kit.

A denial of service flaw was found in the way certain strings were converted to Double objects. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause Java-based applications to hang, for instance if they parse Double values in a specially crafted HTTP request. (CVE-2010-4476)

All users of java-1.6.0-openjdk are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve this issue. All running instances of OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected java-1.6.0-openjdk packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5355c5a8

http://www.nessus.org/u?f84d847f

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53419

File Name: centos_RHSA-2011-0214.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/04/15

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.6.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.6.0-openjdk-src, cpe:/o:centos:centos:5

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4476

BID: 46091

RHSA: 2011:0214