Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : openjdk-6 vulnerabilities (USN-3154-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 95629

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that OpenJDK did not restrict the set of algorithms used for Jar integrity verification. An attacker could use this to modify without detection the content of a JAR file, affecting system integrity. (CVE-2016-5542)

It was discovered that the JMX component of OpenJDK did not sufficiently perform classloader consistency checks. An attacker could use this to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-5554)

It was discovered that the Hotspot component of OpenJDK did not properly check received Java Debug Wire Protocol (JDWP) packets. An attacker could use this to send debugging commands to a Java application with debugging enabled. (CVE-2016-5573)

It was discovered that the Hotspot component of OpenJDK did not properly check arguments of the System.arraycopy() function in certain cases. An attacker could use this to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
(CVE-2016-5582)

It was discovered that OpenJDK did not properly handle HTTP proxy authentication. An attacker could use this to expose HTTPS server authentication credentials. (CVE-2016-5597).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3154-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95629

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3154-1.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/8/2016

Updated: 9/18/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-6-jre-cacao, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:icedtea-6-jre-jamvm, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-6-jdk, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-6-jre, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-6-jre-headless, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:openjdk-6-jre-lib, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 12/7/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/25/2016

Reference Information

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

USN: 3154-1