Oracle Java SE 7 < Update 85 / 8 < Update 51 Local Privilege Escalation

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9351

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 7 prior to Update 85, or 8 prior to Update 51 and is therefore affected by an unspecified flaw related to the Install component. This may allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges. No further details have been provided by the vendor.

Solution

Update to Java 1.7.0_85 (for JRE 7) / 1.8.0_51 (for JRE 8) or later.

See Also

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015verbose-2367947.html#JAVA

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html#AppendixJAVA

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 9351

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2016/06/09

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 8892, 8895

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:oracle:java_se

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2597

BID: 75856