Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : openjdk-6, openjdk-7 vulnerabilities (USN-1735-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 64801

Synopsis

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

Description

Nadhem Alfardan and Kenny Paterson discovered that the TLS protocol as used in OpenJDK was vulnerable to a timing side-channel attack known as the 'Lucky Thirteen' issue. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform plaintext-recovery attacks via analysis of timing data.
(CVE-2013-0169)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1484)

A data integrity vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1485)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1486, CVE-2013-1487).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1735-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 64801

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1735-1.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/22

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-6-jre-cacao, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-6-jre-jamvm, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-7-jre-cacao, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-7-jre-jamvm, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-6-jre, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-6-jre-headless, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-6-jre-lib, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-6-jre-zero, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre-headless, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre-lib, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre-zero, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0169, CVE-2013-1484, CVE-2013-1485, CVE-2013-1486, CVE-2013-1487

BID: 57778, 58027, 58028, 58029, 58031

USN: 1735-1