glewis at eyesbeyond.com
Tue Sep 29 04:20:07 UTC 2009
On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:10:48PM +0200, cpghost wrote:
> Freenet (http://www.freenetproject.org/) on my FreeBSD/amd64 system
> complains about an old and vulnerable Java version:
> Your installed version of Java is vulnerable to a severe remote
> exploit (remote code execution!). You must upgrade to at least Java
> 5 update 20 or Java 6 update 15 as soon as possible. Freenet has
> disabled any plugins handling XML for the time being, but this
> includes searching and chat so you should upgrade ASAP!
We're almost certainly vulnerable. The jdk16 port is at Update 3.
> See http://www.cert.fi/en/reports/2009/vulnerability2009085.html for
> Also, please do not use Thaw or Freetalk. The UPnP plugin is
> enabled, it might present a risk if you have bad guys on your LAN,
> but without it Freenet will not be able to port forward and will
> have severe problems.
> I'm running java/jdk16:
> phenom# java -version
> java version "1.6.0_03-p4"
> Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_03-p4-root_08_sep_2009_17_05-b00)
> Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 1.6.0_03-p4-root_08_sep_2009_17_05-b00, mixed mode)
> On 7.2-STABLE:
> phenom# uname -a
> FreeBSD phenom.cordula.ws 7.2-STABLE FreeBSD 7.2-STABLE #0: Tue Sep 8 10:43:26 CEST 2009 root at phenom.cordula.ws:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
> Is that version of Java really vulnerable? If yes, why doesn't
> # portaudit -Fda
> report it as such, and could you please update the java/jdk16 port?
We need an entry in the VUXML database I guess.
Updating java/jdk16 is going to be a slow process. There are lots of
changes between Update 3 and Update 15. I've partially merged Update 4,
but obviously that still leaves many to go...
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