RHEL 6 / 7 : java-1.7.1-ibm (RHSA-2016:0099) (SLOTH)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88555

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated java-1.7.1-ibm packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

IBM Java SE version 7 Release 1 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit.

This update fixes several vulnerabilities in the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit. Further information about these flaws can be found on the IBM Java Security alerts page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2015-5041, CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2015-7981, CVE-2015-8126, CVE-2015-8472, CVE-2015-8540, CVE-2016-0402, CVE-2016-0448, CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2016-0483, CVE-2016-0494)

Note: This update also disallows the use of the MD5 hash algorithm in the certification path processing. The use of MD5 can be re-enabled by removing MD5 from the jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms security property defined in the java.security file.

All users of java-1.7.1-ibm are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, containing the IBM Java SE 7R1 SR3-FP30 release. All running instances of IBM Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:0099

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-7981

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-8472

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-8126

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-7575

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-0448

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-0483

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-0494

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-0402

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-0466

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5041

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-8540

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88555

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-0099.nasl

Version: 2.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/03

Updated: 2018/12/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.1-ibm-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.2, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.3, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5041, CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2015-7981, CVE-2015-8126, CVE-2015-8472, CVE-2015-8540, CVE-2016-0402, CVE-2016-0448, CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2016-0483, CVE-2016-0494

RHSA: 2016:0099