Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ALAS-2014-387)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78330

Synopsis

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

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)

An improper permission check issue was discovered in the Libraries component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2014-4262)

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-2014-4252 , 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)

Solution

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

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-387.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78330

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-387.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/10/12

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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: 2014/07/31

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2014-387

RHSA: 2014:0907