Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.7.0-openjdk on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20160727)
High Nessus Plugin ID 92605
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity 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-2016-3598, 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.
- 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)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.