Oracle JRE/JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201502-12

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Oracle's Java SE Development Kit and Runtime Environment, the worst of which could lead to execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

dev-java/oracle-jre-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.7.0.71
Unaffected versions >= 1.7.0.71
dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.7.0.71
Unaffected versions >= 1.7.0.71
app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-java on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.7.0.71
Unaffected versions >= 1.7.0.71

Background

Oracle’s Java SE Development Kit and Runtime Environment

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Oracle’s Java SE Development Kit and Runtime Environment. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A context-dependent attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code, disclose, update, insert, or delete certain data.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Oracle JRE 1.7 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-1.7.0.71"
 

All Oracle JDK 1.7 users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-1.7.0.71"
 

All users of the precompiled 32-bit Oracle JRE should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-java-1.7.0.71"
 

References

Release Date
February 15, 2015

Latest Revision
February 15, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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