USN-1907-2: IcedTea Web update

16 July 2013

icedtea-web update

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu 12.10
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary

IcedTea Web updated to work with new OpenJDK 7.

Software Description

  • icedtea-web - A web browser plugin to execute Java applets

Details

USN-1907-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenJDK 7. Due to upstream changes, IcedTea Web needed an update to work with the new OpenJDK 7.

Original advisory details:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2013-1500, CVE-2013-2454, CVE-2013-2458)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK Javadoc related to data integrity. (CVE-2013-1571)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure and availability. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service or expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2013-2407)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2013-2412, CVE-2013-2443, CVE-2013-2446, CVE-2013-2447, CVE-2013-2449, CVE-2013-2452, CVE-2013-2456)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-2444, CVE-2013-2445, CVE-2013-2450)

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-2013-2448, CVE-2013-2451, CVE-2013-2459, CVE-2013-2460, CVE-2013-2461, CVE-2013-2463, CVE-2013-2465, CVE-2013-2469, CVE-2013-2470, CVE-2013-2471, CVE-2013-2472, CVE-2013-2473)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data integrity. (CVE-2013-2453, CVE-2013-2455, CVE-2013-2457)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 13.04
icedtea-netx - 1.3.2-1ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 12.10
icedtea-netx - 1.3.2-1ubuntu0.12.10.2
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
icedtea-netx - 1.2.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.3

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system update you need to restart your browser to make all the necessary changes.

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