GLSA-201603-14 : IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89907
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201603-14 (IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Various OpenJDK attack vectors in IcedTea, such as 2D, Corba, Hotspot, Libraries, and JAXP, exist which allows remote attackers to affect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of vulnerable systems. This includes the possibility of remote execution of arbitrary code, information disclosure, or Denial of Service. Many of the vulnerabilities can only be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and java applets. Please reference the CVEs listed for specific details.
Impact :

Remote attackers may remotely execute arbitrary code, compromise information, or cause Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known work around at this time.

Solution

IcedTea 7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-7.2.6.4' IcedTea bin 7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-7.2.6.4' IcedTea 6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-6.1.13.9' IcedTea bin 6.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-6.1.13.9'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-14

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89907

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201603-14.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Published: 3/14/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:icedtea, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:icedtea-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/12/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/21/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6585, CVE-2014-6587, CVE-2014-6591, CVE-2014-6593, CVE-2014-6601, CVE-2015-0383, CVE-2015-0395, CVE-2015-0400, CVE-2015-0407, CVE-2015-0408, CVE-2015-0412, CVE-2015-2590, CVE-2015-2601, CVE-2015-2613, CVE-2015-2621, CVE-2015-2625, CVE-2015-2628, CVE-2015-2632, CVE-2015-4731, CVE-2015-4732, CVE-2015-4733, CVE-2015-4734, CVE-2015-4748, CVE-2015-4749, CVE-2015-4760, CVE-2015-4803, CVE-2015-4805, CVE-2015-4806, CVE-2015-4835, CVE-2015-4840, CVE-2015-4842, CVE-2015-4843, CVE-2015-4844, CVE-2015-4860, CVE-2015-4871, CVE-2015-4872, CVE-2015-4881, CVE-2015-4882, CVE-2015-4883, CVE-2015-4893, CVE-2015-4903, CVE-2015-4911, CVE-2016-0402, CVE-2016-0448, CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2016-0483, CVE-2016-0494

GLSA: 201603-14