Oracle Java SE 8 < Update 26 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8898
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Synopsis

The remote host is missing a critical Oracle Java SE patch update.

Description

The Oracle Java SE installed on the remote host is version 8 prior to Update 26; therefore, it is affected by multiple vulnerabilities. While the details of these vulnerabilities are not currently known, the vendor has acknowledged that confidentiality, integrity, and availability can be impacted remotely. The components affected by these vulnerabilities are:

- Hotspot (CVE-2015-0437)
- Install (CVE-2014-0421)
- JAX-WS/RMI (CVE-2014-6549)

Solution

Update to Java 1.8.0_26 (for JRE 8) or later.

See Also

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html

https://blogs.oracle.com/security/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 8898

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2/12/2015

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8895

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/21/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/21/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6549, CVE-2015-0437, CVE-2015-0421

BID: 72137, 72146, 72150