Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ALAS-2013-155)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 69714

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the AWT, CORBA, JMX, and Libraries components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Multiple flaws were found in the way image parsers in the 2D and AWT components handled image raster parameters. A specially crafted image could cause Java Virtual Machine memory corruption and, possibly, lead to arbitrary code execution with the virtual machine privileges.

A flaw was found in the AWT component's clipboard handling code. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to access clipboard data, bypassing Java sandbox restrictions.

The default Java security properties configuration did not restrict access to certain com.sun.xml.internal packages. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to access information, bypassing certain Java sandbox restrictions. This update lists the whole package as restricted.

Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the Libraries, Networking, and JAXP components. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions.

It was discovered that the RMI component's CGIHandler class used user inputs in error messages without any sanitization. An attacker could use this flaw to perform a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack.

It was discovered that the SSL/TLS implementation in the JSSE component did not properly enforce handshake message ordering, allowing an unlimited number of handshake restarts. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make an SSL/TLS server using JSSE consume an excessive amount of CPU by continuously restarting the handshake.

It was discovered that the JSSE component did not properly validate Diffie-Hellman public keys. An SSL/TLS client could possibly use this flaw to perform a small subgroup attack.

Solution

Run 'yum update java-1.6.0-openjdk' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2013-155.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 69714

File Name: ala_ALAS-2013-155.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/09/04

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-src, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0424, CVE-2013-0427, CVE-2013-0432, CVE-2013-0435, CVE-2013-0440, CVE-2013-0442, CVE-2013-0443, CVE-2013-1478

ALAS: 2013-155

RHSA: 2013:0245