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PostPosted: Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201611-04 ] Oracle JRE/JDK Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201611-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 04, 2016
Bug(s): #597516
ID: 201611-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Oracle's JRE and JDK
software suites allowing remote attackers to remotely execute arbitrary
code, obtain information, and cause Denial of Service.


Background

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) lets you develop and deploy
Java applications on desktops and servers, as well as in today’s
demanding embedded environments. Java offers the rich user interface,
performance, versatility, portability, and security that today’s
applications require.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-java/oracle-jre-bin
Vulnerable: < 1.8.0.111
Unaffected: >= 1.8.0.111
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin
Vulnerable: < 1.8.0.111
Unaffected: >= 1.8.0.111
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities exist in both Oracle’s JRE and JDK. Please
review the referenced CVE’s for additional information.


Impact

Remote attackers could gain access to information, remotely execute
arbitrary code, or cause Denial of Service.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Oracle JRE Users users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-1.8.0.111"
   
All Oracle JDK Users users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-1.8.0.111"
   


References

CVE-2016-5542
CVE-2016-5554
CVE-2016-5556
CVE-2016-5568
CVE-2016-5573
CVE-2016-5582
CVE-2016-5597
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