CentOS Update for java CESA-2017:0269 centos7

Published: 2017-02-14 04:56:05
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

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): * It was discovered that the RMI Windows Registry and DCG implementations in the RMI component of OpenJDK performed deserialization of untrusted inputs. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of RMI Windows Registry or a Java RMI application. (CVE-2017-3241) This issue was addressed by introducing whitelists of classes that can be deserialized by RMI Windows Registry or DCG. These whitelists can be customized using the newly introduced sun.rmi.Windows Registry.Windows RegistryFilter and sun.rmi.transport.dgcFilter security properties. * Multiple flaws were discovered in the Libraries and Hotspot components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to completely bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2017-3272, CVE-2017-3289) * A covert timing channel flaw was found in the DSA implementation in the Libraries component of OpenJDK. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to extract certain information about the used key via a timing side channel. (CVE-2016-5548) * It was discovered that the Libraries component of OpenJDK accepted ECSDA signatures using non-canonical DER encoding. This could cause a Java application to accept signature in an incorrect format not accepted by other cryptographic tools. (CVE-2016-5546) * It was discovered that the 2D component of OpenJDK performed parsing of iTXt and zTXt PNG image chunks even when configured to ignore metadata. An attacker able to make a Java application parse a specially crafted PNG image could cause the application to consume an excessive amount of memory. (CVE-2017-3253) * It was discovered that the Libraries component of OpenJDK did not validate the length of the object identifier read from the DER input before allocating memory to store the OID. An attacker able to make a Java application decode a specially crafted DER input could cause the application to consume an excessive amount of memory. (CVE-2016-5547) * It was discovered that the JAAS component of OpenJDK did not use the correct way to extract user DN from the result of the user search LDAP query. A specially crafted user LDAP entry could cause the application to use an incorrect DN. (CVE-2017-3252) * It was discovered that the Networking component of OpenJDK failed to properly parse user info from the URL. A remote attacker could cause a Java application to incorrectly parse an attacker supplied URL and interpret it differently from other applications processing the same URL. (CVE-2016- ... Description truncated, please see the referenced URL(s) for more information.

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-2016-5546
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5547
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5548
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-5552
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-3231
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-3241
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-3252
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-3253
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-3261
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-3272
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-3289
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-2183

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2017-February/022271.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2017-02-14
Modified
2019-03-08
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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