Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.8.0-openjdk on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 92491

Synopsis

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

Description

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 packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?cdfb1377

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92491

File Name: sl_20160720_java_1_8_0_openjdk_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/21

Updated: 2018/12/28

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: 9.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/20

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