Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.6.0-openjdk (ALAS-2016-748)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93540
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn 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. (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)
SolutionRun 'yum update java-1.6.0-openjdk' to update your system.