Ubuntu 12.10 / 13.10 / 14.04 LTS : openjdk-7 vulnerabilities (USN-2187-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 73801

Synopsis

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

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure, data integrity and availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service or expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2014-0429, CVE-2014-0446, CVE-2014-0451, CVE-2014-0452, CVE-2014-0454, CVE-2014-0455, CVE-2014-0456, CVE-2014-0457, CVE-2014-0458, CVE-2014-0461, CVE-2014-2397, CVE-2014-2402, CVE-2014-2412, CVE-2014-2414, CVE-2014-2421, CVE-2014-2423, CVE-2014-2427)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2014-0453, CVE-2014-0460)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-0459)

Jakub Wilk discovered that the OpenJDK JRE incorrectly handled temporary files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite arbitrary files. In the default installation of Ubuntu, this should be prevented by the Yama link restrictions. (CVE-2014-1876)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data integrity. (CVE-2014-2398, CVE-2014-2413)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2014-2403).

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/2187-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 73801

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2187-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/05/01

Updated: 2019/09/19

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-7-jre-cacao, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-7-jre-jamvm, 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:12.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

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: 2014/04/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0429, CVE-2014-0446, CVE-2014-0451, CVE-2014-0452, CVE-2014-0453, CVE-2014-0454, CVE-2014-0455, CVE-2014-0456, CVE-2014-0457, CVE-2014-0458, CVE-2014-0459, CVE-2014-0460, CVE-2014-0461, CVE-2014-1876, CVE-2014-2397, CVE-2014-2398, CVE-2014-2402, CVE-2014-2403, CVE-2014-2412, CVE-2014-2413, CVE-2014-2414, CVE-2014-2421, CVE-2014-2423, CVE-2014-2427

BID: 65568, 66856, 66866, 66873, 66877, 66879, 66881, 66883, 66887, 66891, 66893, 66894, 66898, 66899, 66902, 66903, 66905, 66909, 66910, 66914, 66916, 66917, 66918, 66920

USN: 2187-1