Debian: DSA-4268-1: openjdk-8 security update

    Date10 Aug 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    It was discovered that the PatternSyntaxException class in the Concurrency component of OpenJDK, an implementation of the Oracle Java platform could result in denial of service via excessive memory consumption.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4268-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    August 10, 2018                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : openjdk-8
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-2952
    
    It was discovered that the PatternSyntaxException class in the
    Concurrency component of OpenJDK, an implementation of the Oracle Java
    platform could result in denial of service via excessive memory
    consumption.
    		      
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8u181-b13-1~deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your openjdk-8 packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of openjdk-8 please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/openjdk-8
    
    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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