Debian: DSA-2987-2: openjdk-7 regression update

    Date31 Aug 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The previous security update for OpenJDK 7, DSA-2987-1, introduced a regression due to an overly strict bytecode verifier. As a result, legitimate bytecode which is produced by some non-Java languages would no longer run.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2987-2                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    August 31, 2014                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openjdk-7
    
    The previous security update for OpenJDK 7, DSA-2987-1, introduced a
    regression due to an overly strict bytecode verifier.  As a result,
    legitimate bytecode which is produced by some non-Java languages would
    no longer run.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7u65-2.5.1-5~deb7u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your openjdk-7 packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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