Oracle Linux 5 : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ELSA-2013-0604)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 68777


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2013:0604 :

Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important 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.

An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the 2D component handled certain sample model instances. A specially crafted sample model instance could cause Java Virtual Machine memory corruption and, possibly, lead to arbitrary code execution with virtual machine privileges. (CVE-2013-0809)

It was discovered that the 2D component did not properly reject certain malformed images. Specially crafted raster parameters could cause Java Virtual Machine memory corruption and, possibly, lead to arbitrary code execution with virtual machine privileges.

This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea6 1.11.9.
Refer to the NEWS file, linked to in the References, for further information.

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


Update the affected java-1.6.0-openjdk packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 68777

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2013-0604.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2016/05/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/07

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Java CMM Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0809, CVE-2013-1493

BID: 58238, 58296

OSVDB: 90737, 90837

RHSA: 2013:0604