Oracle JDK/JRE: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201903-14

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Oracle’s JDK and JRE software suites.

Affected Packages

dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.8.0.202
Unaffected versions >= 1.8.0.202
dev-java/oracle-jre-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.8.0.202
Unaffected versions >= 1.8.0.202

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 JDK and JRE software suites. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below 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 bin users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=dev-java/oracle-jdk-bin-1.8.0.202"
 

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

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-1.8.0.202"
 

References

Release Date
March 14, 2019

Latest Revision
March 14, 2019: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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