Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.7.0-openjdk on SL5.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 90241


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

- An improper type safety check was discovered in the Hotspot component. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java Sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0636)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90241

File Name: sl_20160325_java_1_7_0_openjdk_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/28

Modified: 2016/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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


Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0636