RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : java-1.7.0-oracle (RHSA-2016:2089)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94189
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for java-1.7.0-oracle is now available for Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, and Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Oracle Java SE version 7 includes the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.

This update upgrades Oracle Java SE 7 to version 7 Update 121.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes multiple vulnerabilities in the Oracle Java Runtime Environment and the Oracle Java Software Development Kit.
Further information about these flaws can be found on the Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2016-5542, CVE-2016-5554, CVE-2016-5556, CVE-2016-5573, CVE-2016-5582, CVE-2016-5597)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bac902d5

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javaseproducts/documentation/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:2089

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5542

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5554

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5556

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5573

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5582

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5597

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94189

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-2089.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/21/2016

Updated: 10/24/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.0-oracle, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.0-oracle-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.0-oracle-javafx, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.0-oracle-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.0-oracle-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.7.0-oracle-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5542, CVE-2016-5554, CVE-2016-5556, CVE-2016-5573, CVE-2016-5582, CVE-2016-5597

RHSA: 2016:2089