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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201803-06

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201803-06
Posted Mar 19, 2018
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201803-6 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Oracle's JDK and JRE software suites, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 1.8.0.162:1.8 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2018-2579, CVE-2018-2581, CVE-2018-2582, CVE-2018-2588, CVE-2018-2599, CVE-2018-2602, CVE-2018-2603, CVE-2018-2618, CVE-2018-2627, CVE-2018-2629, CVE-2018-2633, CVE-2018-2634, CVE-2018-2637, CVE-2018-2638, CVE-2018-2639, CVE-2018-2641, CVE-2018-2663
SHA-256 | 3adf6c6e01b4fe20edbd5e749a7fd0f271f03fd5b0f403e992461b868b4673d9

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201803-06

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Severity: Normal
Title: Oracle JDK/JRE: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 19, 2018
Bugs: #645268
ID: 201803-06

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Oracle's JDK and JRE
software suites, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary
code.

Background
==========

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

Affected packages
=================

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin < 1.8.0.162:1.8 >= 1.8.0.162:1.8
2 dev-java/oracle-jre-bin < 1.8.0.162:1.8 >= 1.8.0.162:1.8
-------------------------------------------------------------------
2 affected packages

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, gain access to information, or cause a
Denial of Service condition.

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 -v ">=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-1.8.0.162:1.8"

All Oracle JRE users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-1.8.0.162:1.8"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-2579
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2579
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-2581
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2581
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-2582
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2582
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-2588
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2588
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-2599
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2599
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-2602
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2602
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-2603
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2603
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-2618
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2618
[ 9 ] CVE-2018-2627
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2627
[ 10 ] CVE-2018-2629
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2629
[ 11 ] CVE-2018-2633
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2633
[ 12 ] CVE-2018-2634
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2634
[ 13 ] CVE-2018-2637
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2637
[ 14 ] CVE-2018-2638
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2638
[ 15 ] CVE-2018-2639
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2639
[ 16 ] CVE-2018-2641
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2641
[ 17 ] CVE-2018-2663
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-2663

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201803-06

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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