GLSA-201701-43 : IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96640


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-43 (IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Various OpenJDK attack vectors in IcedTea, such as 2D, Corba, Hotspot, Libraries, and JAXP, exist which allows remote attackers to affect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of vulnerable systems. Many of the vulnerabilities can only be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and java applets. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Remote attackers may execute arbitrary code, compromise information, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All IcedTea-bin 7.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-' All IcedTea-bin 3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-java/icedtea-bin-3.2.0:8'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96640

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-43.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/20

Modified: 2017/01/20

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:icedtea-bin, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3485, CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508, CVE-2016-3550, CVE-2016-3587, CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3610, CVE-2016-5542, CVE-2016-5554, CVE-2016-5568, CVE-2016-5573, CVE-2016-5582, CVE-2016-5597

GLSA: 201701-43