Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-openjdk on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93150
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity Fix(es) :
- An insufficient bytecode verification flaw was discovered in the Hotspot component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to completely bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
- 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.