AIX Java Advisory : java_july2016_advisory.asc (July 2016 CPU)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94970
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Synopsis

The version of Java SDK installed on the remote AIX host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Java SDK installed on the remote AIX host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the following subcomponents :

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Networking subcomponent that allows a local attacker to impact integrity. (CVE-2016-3485)

- An unspecified flaw exists in the Deployment subcomponent that allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2016-3511)

- A flaw exists in the Libraries subcomponent in the share/classes/java/lang/invoke/MethodHandles.java class within the MethodHandles::dropArguments() function that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to impact confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
(CVE-2016-3598)

Solution

Fixes are available by version and can be downloaded from the IBM AIX website.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?46a051b3

http://www.nessus.org/u?ce533d8f

http://www.nessus.org/u?17d05c61

http://www.nessus.org/u?d4595696

http://www.nessus.org/u?9abd5252

http://www.nessus.org/u?4ee03dc1

http://www.nessus.org/u?8f7a066c

http://www.nessus.org/u?52d4ddf3

http://www.nessus.org/u?343fa903

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94970

File Name: aix_java_july2016_advisory.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 11/18/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

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: cpe:/o:ibm:aix, cpe:/a:oracle:jre, cpe:/a:oracle:jdk

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 8/18/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/20/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3485, CVE-2016-3511, CVE-2016-3598

BID: 91918, 91990