GLSA-201701-65 : Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96787


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-65 (Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in in Oracle’s JRE and JDK. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, gain access to information, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96787

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-65.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/26

Modified: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


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: 2017/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2183, CVE-2016-5546, CVE-2016-5547, CVE-2016-5548, CVE-2016-5549, CVE-2016-5552, CVE-2016-8328, CVE-2017-3231, CVE-2017-3241, CVE-2017-3252, CVE-2017-3253, CVE-2017-3259, CVE-2017-3260, CVE-2017-3261, CVE-2017-3262, CVE-2017-3272, CVE-2017-3289

GLSA: 201701-65