Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.7.0-openjdk on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20140716)

high Nessus Plugin ID 76552
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Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that the Hotspot component in OpenJDK did not properly verify bytecode from the class files. An untrusted Java application or applet could possibly use these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2014-4216, CVE-2014-4219)

A format string flaw was discovered in the Hotspot component event logger in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to crash the Java Virtual Machine or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Java Virtual Machine.
(CVE-2014-2490)

Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the Libraries component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
(CVE-2014-4223, CVE-2014-4262, CVE-2014-2483)

Multiple flaws were discovered in the JMX, Libraries, Security, and Serviceability components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2014-4209, CVE-2014-4218, CVE-2014-4221, CVE-2014-4252, CVE-2014-4266)

It was discovered that the RSA algorithm in the Security component in OpenJDK did not sufficiently perform blinding while performing operations that were using private keys. An attacker able to measure timing differences of those operations could possibly leak information about the used keys. (CVE-2014-4244)

The Diffie-Hellman (DH) key exchange algorithm implementation in the Security component in OpenJDK failed to validate public DH parameters properly. This could cause OpenJDK to accept and use weak parameters, allowing an attacker to recover the negotiated key. (CVE-2014-4263)

Note: If the web browser plug-in provided by the icedtea-web package was installed, the issues exposed via Java applets could have been exploited without user interaction if a user visited a malicious website.

All running instances of OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f4018faf

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 76552

File Name: sl_20140716_java_1_7_0_openjdk_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/17/2014

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-src, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/16/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2483, CVE-2014-2490, CVE-2014-4209, CVE-2014-4216, CVE-2014-4218, CVE-2014-4219, CVE-2014-4221, CVE-2014-4223, CVE-2014-4244, CVE-2014-4252, CVE-2014-4262, CVE-2014-4263, CVE-2014-4266