Oracle Java Update (October 2014) Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8550
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The remote client is missing security patches for the Java client.


Oracle's October 2014 security update for Java fixes remote and local vulnerabilities in the following components of the Java SE JDK/JRE:

- 2D
- Deployment
- Hotspot
- JavaFX
- Libraries
- Security

Twenty-two of these 25 fixed vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password. no further details have been released by the vendor.


Users of Java should update to the following versions of Java, or latest: 1.8.0_25 (for JRE 8), 1.7.0_71 (for JRE 7), 1.6.0_85 (for JRE 6), or 1.5.0_75 (for JRE 5).

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 8550

Family: Web Clients

Published: 10/15/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 6244

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:oracle:java_se:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 10/14/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6457, CVE-2014-6502, CVE-2014-6504, CVE-2014-6506, CVE-2014-6511, CVE-2014-6512, CVE-2014-6513, CVE-2014-6517, CVE-2014-6519, CVE-2014-6531, CVE-2014-6558, CVE-2014-4288, CVE-2014-6458, CVE-2014-6466, CVE-2014-6492, CVE-2014-6493, CVE-2014-6503, CVE-2014-6515, CVE-2014-6532, CVE-2014-6468, CVE-2014-6562, CVE-2014-6456, CVE-2014-6476, CVE-2014-6527, CVE-2014-6485

BID: 70533, 70538, 70544, 70548, 70552, 70556, 70564, 70567, 70569, 70570, 70572, 70456, 70460, 70468, 70470, 70484, 70507, 70518, 70565, 70488, 70523, 70522, 70531, 70560, 70519