Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.8.0-openjdk / java-1.7.0-openjdk (ALAS-2016-677)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90270

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

Solution

Run 'yum update java-1.8.0-openjdk' to update your system.

Run 'yum update java-1.7.0-openjdk' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-677.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90270

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-677.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/01

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-src, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-src, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0636

ALAS: 2016-677