CentOS Update for java CESA-2016:0067 centos6

Published: 2016-01-27 04:12:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Check the version of java

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The java-1.6.0-openjdk Linux Distribution Packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 6 Java Software Development Kit. An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the JPEG image format decoder in the AWT component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted JPEG image could cause a Java application to crash or, possibly execute arbitrary code. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0483) An integer signedness issue was found in the font parsing code in the 2D component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted font file could possibly cause the Java Virtual Machine to execute arbitrary code, allowing an untrusted Java application or applet to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0494) It was discovered that the JAXP component in OpenJDK did not properly enforce the totalEntitySizeLimit limit. An attacker able to make a Java application process a specially crafted XML file could use this flaw to make the application consume an excessive amount of memory. (CVE-2016-0466) Multiple flaws were discovered in the Networking and JMX components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0402, CVE-2016-0448) Note: This update also disallows the use of the MD5 hash algorithm in the certification path processing. The use of MD5 can be re-enabled by removing MD5 from the jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms security property defined in the java.security file. All users of java-1.6.0-openjdk are advised to upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of OpenJDK Java must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Affected Versions:
java on CentOS 6

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0402
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0448
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0466
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0483
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0494

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2016-January/021626.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2016-01-27
Modified
2019-03-08
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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