RHEL 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-oracle (RHSA-2016:0516)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90184

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for java-1.8.0-oracle is now available for Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains the software and tools that users need to run applets and applications written using the Java programming language. Oracle Java SE version 8 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.

This update provides Oracle Java 8 Update 77.

Security Fix(es) :

This update fixes one vulnerability in the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit. Further information about this flaw can be found on the Oracle Security Alert page listed in the References section. (CVE-2016-0636)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:0516

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-0636

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90184

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-0516.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/25

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-oracle, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-oracle-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-oracle-javafx, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-oracle-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-oracle-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-oracle-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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0636

RHSA: 2016:0516