Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.7.0-openjdk (ALAS-2016-729)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 92664
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

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. (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)

Solution

Run 'yum update java-1.7.0-openjdk' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-729.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 92664

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-729.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/2/2016

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.7.0-openjdk-src, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/1/2016

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2016-729