Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-openjdk on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20150126) (POODLE)

low Nessus Plugin ID 81015
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Synopsis

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

Description

A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot component in OpenJDK verified bytecode from the class files. An untrusted Java application or applet could possibly use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
(CVE-2014-6601)

Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the JAX-WS, and RMI components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
(CVE-2015-0412, CVE-2015-0408)

A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot garbage collector handled phantom references. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to corrupt the Java Virtual Machine memory and, possibly, execute arbitrary code, bypassing Java sandbox restrictions.
(CVE-2015-0395)

A flaw was found in the way the DER (Distinguished Encoding Rules) decoder in the Security component in OpenJDK handled negative length values. A specially crafted, DER-encoded input could cause a Java application to enter an infinite loop when decoded. (CVE-2015-0410)

A flaw was found in the way the SSL 3.0 protocol handled padding bytes when decrypting messages that were encrypted using block ciphers in cipher block chaining (CBC) mode. This flaw could possibly allow a man-in-the- middle (MITM) attacker to decrypt portions of the cipher text using a padding oracle attack. (CVE-2014-3566)

It was discovered that the SSL/TLS implementation in the JSSE component in OpenJDK failed to properly check whether the ChangeCipherSpec was received during the SSL/TLS connection handshake.
An MITM attacker could possibly use this flaw to force a connection to be established without encryption being enabled. (CVE-2014-6593)

An information leak flaw was found in the Swing component in OpenJDK.
An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2015-0407)

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the MulticastSocket implementation in the Libraries component of OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could possibly use this flaw to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2014-6587)

Multiple boundary check flaws were found in the font parsing code in the 2D component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted font file could allow an untrusted Java application or applet to disclose portions of the Java Virtual Machine memory. (CVE-2014-6585, CVE-2014-6591)

Multiple insecure temporary file use issues were found in the way the Hotspot component in OpenJDK created performance statistics and error log files. A local attacker could possibly make a victim using OpenJDK overwrite arbitrary files using a symlink attack. (CVE-2015-0383)

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?aca7b185

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 81015

File Name: sl_20150126_java_1_6_0_openjdk_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/27/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-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: 1/26/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/15/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3566, CVE-2014-6585, CVE-2014-6587, CVE-2014-6591, CVE-2014-6593, CVE-2014-6601, CVE-2015-0383, CVE-2015-0395, CVE-2015-0407, CVE-2015-0408, CVE-2015-0410, CVE-2015-0412