Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.6.0-openjdk on SL5.x, SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20160826)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93150

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VPR Score: 6.5

Synopsis

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

Description

Security 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.
(CVE-2016-3606)

- 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

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?76871028

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93150

File Name: sl_20160826_java_1_6_0_openjdk_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/29

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.6.0-openjdk-src, 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: 2016/08/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/21

Reference Information

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