Ubuntu 1806-1: OpenJDK 7 vulnerabilities

    Date 23 Apr 2013
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 7.
    
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1806-1
    April 23, 2013
    
    openjdk-7 vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.10
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 7.
    
    Software Description:
    - openjdk-7: Open Source Java implementation
    
    Details:
    
    Ben Murphy discovered a vulnerability in the OpenJDK JRE related to
    information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit this
    to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-0401)
    
    James Forshaw discovered a vulnerability in the OpenJDK JRE related to
    information disclosure, data integrity and availability. An attacker could
    exploit this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-1488)
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
    information disclosure, data integrity and availability. An attacker could
    exploit these to cause a denial of service or expose sensitive data over
    the network. (CVE-2013-1518, CVE-2013-1537, CVE-2013-1557, CVE-2013-1569,
    CVE-2013-2383, CVE-2013-2384, CVE-2013-2420, CVE-2013-2421, CVE-2013-2422,
    CVE-2013-2426, CVE-2013-2429, CVE-2013-2430, CVE-2013-2431, CVE-2013-2436)
    
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
    confidentiality. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive data
    over the network. (CVE-2013-2415, CVE-2013-2424)
    
    Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
    availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service.
    (CVE-2013-2417, CVE-2013-2419)
    
    A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
    integrity. (CVE-2013-2423)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      icedtea-7-jre-jamvm             7u21-2.3.9-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
      openjdk-7-jre                   7u21-2.3.9-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
      openjdk-7-jre-headless          7u21-2.3.9-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
      openjdk-7-jre-lib               7u21-2.3.9-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
      openjdk-7-jre-zero              7u21-2.3.9-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
    
    This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
    fixes. After a standard system update you need to restart any Java
    applications or applets to make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1806-1
      CVE-2013-0401, CVE-2013-1488, CVE-2013-1518, CVE-2013-1537,
      CVE-2013-1557, CVE-2013-1558, CVE-2013-1569, CVE-2013-2383,
      CVE-2013-2384, CVE-2013-2415, CVE-2013-2417, CVE-2013-2419,
      CVE-2013-2420, CVE-2013-2421, CVE-2013-2422, CVE-2013-2423,
      CVE-2013-2424, CVE-2013-2426, CVE-2013-2429, CVE-2013-2430,
      CVE-2013-2431, CVE-2013-2436
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-7/7u21-2.3.9-0ubuntu0.12.10.1
    
    
    
    
    

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