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VPR Score: 9.7
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-30 (Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in the Oracle Java implementation. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code.
Furthermore, a local or remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to cause unspecified impact, possibly including remote execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Oracle JDK 1.7 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-126.96.36.199' All Oracle JRE 1.7 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-188.8.131.52' All users of the precompiled 32-bit Oracle JRE should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-java-184.108.40.206' All Sun Microsystems JDK/JRE 1.6 users are suggested to upgrade to one of the newer Oracle packages like dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin or dev-java/oracle-jre-bin or choose another alternative we provide; eg. the IBM JDK/JRE or the open source IcedTea.
NOTE: As Oracle has revoked the DLJ license for its Java implementation, the packages can no longer be updated automatically.