Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : openjdk-7 vulnerabilities (USN-2574-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 82992
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionSeveral 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-2015-0460, CVE-2015-0469)
Alexander Cherepanov discovered that OpenJDK JRE was vulnerable to directory traversal issues with respect to handling jar files. An attacker could use this to expose sensitive data. (CVE-2015-0480)
Florian Weimer discovered that the RSA implementation in the JCE component in OpenJDK JRE did not follow recommended practices for implementing RSA signatures. An attacker could use this to expose sensitive data. (CVE-2015-0478)
A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data integrity. An attacker could exploit this expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2015-0477)
A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-0488).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.