Ubuntu 2573-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

    Date21 Apr 2015
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2573-1
    April 21, 2015
    
    openjdk-6 vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.
    
    Software Description:
    - openjdk-6: Open Source Java implementation
    
    Details:
    
    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-2015-0460, CVE-2015-0469)
    
    Alexander Cherepanov discovered that OpenJDK JRE was vulnerable to
    directory traversal issues with respect to handling jar files. An
    attacker could use this to expose sensitive data. (CVE-2015-0480)
    
    Florian Weimer discovered that the RSA implementation in the JCE
    component in OpenJDK JRE did not follow recommended practices for
    implementing RSA signatures. An attacker could use this to expose
    sensitive data. (CVE-2015-0478)
    
    A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
    integrity. An attacker could exploit this expose sensitive data over
    the network. (CVE-2015-0477)
    
    A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
    availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial
    of service. (CVE-2015-0488)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      icedtea-6-jre-jamvm             6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      openjdk-6-demo                  6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      openjdk-6-doc                   6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      openjdk-6-jdk                   6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      openjdk-6-jre                   6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      openjdk-6-source                6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
      openjdk-6-demo                  6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
      openjdk-6-doc                   6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
      openjdk-6-jdk                   6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
      openjdk-6-jre                   6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
      openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
      openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
      openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
      openjdk-6-source                6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
    
    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:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2573-1
      CVE-2015-0460, CVE-2015-0469, CVE-2015-0477, CVE-2015-0478,
      CVE-2015-0480, CVE-2015-0488
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/6b35-1.13.7-1ubuntu0.10.04.2
    
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