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Secunia Security Advisory 46728

Secunia Security Advisory 46728
Posted Nov 8, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Gentoo has issued an update for sun-jre-bin, emul-linux-x86-java, and sun-jdk. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information, by malicious users to disclose certain information, and by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information, bypass certain security restrictions, hijack a user's session, manipulate certain data, conduct DNS cache poisoning attacks, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and compromise a vulnerable system.

tags | advisory, java, denial of service, x86, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
MD5 | 4ccc2d206a1bf47a6d85e9bb2661118e

Secunia Security Advisory 46728

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TITLE:
Gentoo update for sun-jre-bin, emul-linux-x86-java, and sun-jdk

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46728

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46728/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46728

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-07

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46728/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46728/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46728

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Gentoo has issued an update for sun-jre-bin, emul-linux-x86-java, and
sun-jdk. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited
by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive
information, by malicious users to disclose certain information, and
by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information,
bypass certain security restrictions, hijack a user's session,
manipulate certain data, conduct DNS cache poisoning attacks, cause a
DoS (Denial of Service), and compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA41791
SA43262
SA44784
SA46512

SOLUTION:
Update to "dev-java/sun-jre-bin-1.6.0.29" or later,
"app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-java-1.6.0.29" or later, or
"dev-java/sun-jdk-1.6.0.29" or later.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
GLSA 201111-02:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201111-02.xml

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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