Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : openjdk-7 vulnerabilities (USN-2964-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 90918

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK 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.
(CVE-2016-0686, CVE-2016-0687, CVE-2016-3427)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2016-0695)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-3425).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2964-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90918

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2964-1.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/5/2016

Updated: 9/18/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-7-jre-jamvm, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jdk, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre-headless, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre-lib, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-jre-zero, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-7-source, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/4/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0686, CVE-2016-0687, CVE-2016-0695, CVE-2016-3425, CVE-2016-3427

USN: 2964-1