Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ALAS-2014-283)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 72301

Synopsis

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

Description

An input validation flaw was discovered in the font layout engine in the 2D component. A specially crafted font file could trigger a Java Virtual Machine memory corruption when processed. An untrusted Java application or applet could possibly use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2013-5907)

Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the CORBA and JNDI components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
(CVE-2014-0428 , CVE-2014-0422)

Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the Serviceability, Security, CORBA, JAAS, JAXP, and Networking components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2014-0373 , CVE-2013-5878 , CVE-2013-5910 , CVE-2013-5896 , CVE-2013-5884 , CVE-2014-0416 , CVE-2014-0376 , CVE-2014-0368)

It was discovered that the Beans component did not restrict processing of XML external entities. This flaw could cause a Java application using Beans to leak sensitive information, or affect application availability. (CVE-2014-0423)

It was discovered that the JSSE component could leak timing information during the TLS/SSL handshake. This could possibly lead to a disclosure of information about the used encryption keys.
(CVE-2014-0411)

Solution

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

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-283.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 72301

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-283.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/02/05

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: 2014/02/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5878, CVE-2013-5884, CVE-2013-5896, CVE-2013-5907, CVE-2013-5910, CVE-2014-0368, CVE-2014-0373, CVE-2014-0376, CVE-2014-0411, CVE-2014-0416, CVE-2014-0422, CVE-2014-0423, CVE-2014-0428

ALAS: 2014-283

RHSA: 2014:0097