GLSA-201606-18 : IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91863
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-18 (IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Various OpenJDK attack vectors in IcedTea, such as 2D, Corba, Hotspot, Libraries, and JAXP, exist which allows remote attackers to affect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of vulnerable systems. Many of the vulnerabilities can only be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and java applets. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Remote attackers may execute arbitrary code, compromise information, or cause Denial of Service.
There is no known work around at this time.
SolutionGentoo Security is no longer supporting dev-java/icedtea, as it has been officially dropped from the stable tree.
Users of the IcedTea 3.x binary package should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-3.0.1' Users of the IcedTea 7.x binary package should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-188.8.131.52'