Oracle JDK/JRE: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201710-31

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Oracle's JDK and JRE software suites, the worst of which can be remotely exploited without authentication.

Affected Packages

dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.8.0.152-r1
Unaffected versions >= 1.8.0.152-r1
dev-java/oracle-jre-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.8.0.152-r1
Unaffected versions >= 1.8.0.152-r1

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.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Oracle’s Java SE. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition, modify arbitrary data, or have numerous other impacts.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Oracle JDK users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-1.8.0.152-r1"
 

All Oracle JRE users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-1.8.0.152-r1"
 

References

Release Date
October 29, 2017

Latest Revision
October 29, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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