CentOS Update for java CESA-2016:0676 centos7

Published: 2016-04-22 03:17:03
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-1.7.0-openjdk Linux Distribution Packages provide the OpenJDK 7 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 7 Java Software Development Kit. Security Fix(es): * Multiple flaws were discovered in the Serialization and Hotspot components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to completely bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0686, CVE-2016-0687) * It was discovered that the RMI server implementation in the JMX component in OpenJDK did not restrict which classes can be deserialized when deserializing authentication credentials. A remote, unauthenticated attacker able to connect to a JMX port could possibly use this flaw to trigger deserialization flaws. (CVE-2016-3427) * It was discovered that the JAXP component in OpenJDK failed to properly handle Unicode surrogate pairs used as part of the XML attribute values. Specially crafted XML input could cause a Java application to use an excessive amount of memory when parsed. (CVE-2016-3425) * It was discovered that the Security component in OpenJDK failed to check the digest algorithm strength when generating DSA signatures. The use of a digest weaker than the key strength could lead to the generation of signatures that were weaker than expected. (CVE-2016-0695)

Affected Versions:
java on CentOS 7

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-2016-0686
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0687
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0695
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-3425
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-3427

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2016-April/021841.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2016-04-22
Modified
2019-03-08
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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