Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.7.0-openjdk on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (20150415)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 82814
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Synopsis

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

Description

An off-by-one flaw, leading to a buffer overflow, was found in the font parsing code in the 2D component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted font file could possibly cause the Java Virtual Machine to execute arbitrary code, allowing an untrusted Java application or applet to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2015-0469)

A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot component in OpenJDK 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-2015-0460)

A flaw was found in the way the JSSE component in OpenJDK parsed X.509 certificate options. A specially crafted certificate could cause JSSE to raise an exception, possibly causing an application using JSSE to exit unexpectedly. (CVE-2015-0488)

A flaw was discovered in the Beans component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2015-0477)

A directory traversal flaw was found in the way the jar tool extracted JAR archive files. A specially crafted JAR archive could cause jar to overwrite arbitrary files writable by the user running jar when the archive was extracted. (CVE-2005-1080, CVE-2015-0480)

It was found that the RSA implementation in the JCE component in OpenJDK did not follow recommended practices for implementing RSA signatures. (CVE-2015-0478)

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?16789b07

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 82814

File Name: sl_20150415_java_1_7_0_openjdk_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/16/2015

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

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: 4/15/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/2/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1080, CVE-2015-0460, CVE-2015-0469, CVE-2015-0477, CVE-2015-0478, CVE-2015-0480, CVE-2015-0488