RHEL 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-ibm (RHSA-2017:0462)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97630

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for java-1.8.0-ibm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

IBM Java SE version 8 includes the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit.

This update upgrades IBM Java SE 8 to version 8 SR4-FP1.

Security Fix(es) :

* This update fixes a vulnerability in the IBM Java Runtime Environment and the IBM Java Software Development Kit. Further information about this flaw can be found on the IBM Java Security alerts page, listed in the References section. (CVE-2016-2183)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://developer.ibm.com/javasdk/support/security-vulnerabilities/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0462

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-2183

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97630

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-0462.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/09

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-jdbc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-plugin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-ibm-src, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.5

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2183

RHSA: 2017:0462