GLSA-201611-04 : Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 94595


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201611-04 (Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities exist in both Oracle’s JRE and JDK. Please review the referenced CVE’s for additional information.
Impact :

Remote attackers could gain access to information, remotely execute arbitrary code, or cause Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Oracle JRE Users users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-' All Oracle JDK Users users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94595

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201611-04.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/11/07

Modified: 2016/11/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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


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:gentoo:linux:oracle-jdk-bin, p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:oracle-jre-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5542, CVE-2016-5554, CVE-2016-5556, CVE-2016-5568, CVE-2016-5573, CVE-2016-5582, CVE-2016-5597

GLSA: 201611-04