Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : openjdk-7 vulnerability (USN-2818-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87107
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that rebinding of the receiver of a DirectMethodHandle may allow a protected method to be accessed. Am attacker could use this to expose sensitive information or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.