Debian: DSA-2507-1: openjdk-6 security update

    Date04 Jul 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenJDK, an implementation of the Oracle Java platform. CVE-2012-1711 CVE-2012-1719
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2507-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    July 04, 2012                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openjdk-6
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1711 CVE-2012-1713 CVE-2012-1716 CVE-2012-1717 
                     CVE-2012-1718 CVE-2012-1719 CVE-2012-1723 CVE-2012-1724
                     CVE-2012-1725
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenJDK, an 
    implementation of the Oracle Java platform.
    
    CVE-2012-1711 CVE-2012-1719
       
       Multiple errors in the CORBA implementation could lead to
       breakouts of the Java sandbox   
    
    CVE-2012-1713
    
       Missing input sanitising in the font manager could lead to
       the execution of arbitrary code.
     
    CVE-2012-1716
    
       The SynthLookAndFeel Swing class could be abused to break
       out of the Java sandbox.
    
    CVE-2012-1717
    
       Several temporary files were created insecurely, resulting in
       local information disclosure.
    
    CVE-2012-1718  
    
       Certificate revocation lists were incorrectly implemented.
    
    CVE-2012-1723 CVE-2012-1725
    
       Validation errors in the bytecode verifier of the Hotspot VM
       could lead to breakouts of the Java sandbox.
    
    CVE-2012-1724
    
       Missing input sanitising in the XML parser could lead to denial
       of service through an infinite loop.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 6b18-1.8.13-0+squeeze2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 6b24-1.11.3-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your openjdk-6 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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