Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (ELSA-2016-1458)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 92489
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Synopsis

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

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:1458 :

An update for java-1.8.0-openjdk is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The java-1.8.0-openjdk packages provide the OpenJDK 8 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 8 Java Software Development Kit.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple flaws were discovered in the Hotspot and Libraries components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to completely bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
(CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3587, CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3610)

* Multiple denial of service flaws were found in the JAXP component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted XML file could cause a Java application using JAXP to consume an excessive amount of CPU and memory when parsed. (CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508)

* Multiple flaws were found in the CORBA and Hotsport components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3550)

Note: If the web browser plug-in provided by the icedtea-web package was installed, the issues exposed via Java applets could have been exploited without user interaction if a user visited a malicious website.

Solution

Update the affected java-1.8.0-openjdk packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-July/006206.html

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-July/006207.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 92489

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-1458.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/21/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/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:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-accessibility-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-debug, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-src, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-debug, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/20/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508, CVE-2016-3550, CVE-2016-3587, CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3610

RHSA: 2016:1458