Ubuntu 3043-1: OpenJDK 8 vulnerabilities

    Date27 Jul 2016
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 8.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3043-1
    July 27, 2016
    
    openjdk-8 vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 8.
    
    Software Description:
    - openjdk-8: Open Source Java implementation
    
    Details:
    
    Multiple 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, expose sensitive data
    over the network, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3587,
    CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3610)
    
    A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
    integrity. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data
    over the network or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3458)
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related
    to availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial
    of service. (CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508)
    
    A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
    information disclosure. An attacker could exploit this to expose
    sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2016-3550)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      openjdk-8-jdk                   8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
      openjdk-8-jre                   8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
      openjdk-8-jre-headless          8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
      openjdk-8-jre-jamvm             8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
      openjdk-8-jre-zero              8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
    
    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-3043-1
      CVE-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508, CVE-2016-3550,
      CVE-2016-3587, CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3610
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-8/8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
    
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