Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : openjdk-7 vulnerability (USN-2942-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 90245
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered in the JRE related to information disclosure, data integrity, and availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service, expose sensitive data over the network, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.