USN-2033-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

21 November 2013

openjdk-6 vulnerabilities

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 and data integrity. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2013-3829, CVE-2013-5783, CVE-2013-5804)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4002, CVE-2013-5803, CVE-2013-5823, CVE-2013-5825)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data integrity. (CVE-2013-5772, CVE-2013-5774, CVE-2013-5784, CVE-2013-5797, CVE-2013-5820)

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-2013-5778, CVE-2013-5780, CVE-2013-5790, CVE-2013-5840, CVE-2013-5849, CVE-2013-5851)

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-2013-5782, CVE-2013-5802, CVE-2013-5809, CVE-2013-5829, CVE-2013-5814, CVE-2013-5817, CVE-2013-5830, CVE-2013-5842, CVE-2013-5850)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
icedtea-6-jre-cacao - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
icedtea-6-jre-jamvm - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
openjdk-6-jre - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
openjdk-6-jre-headless - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
openjdk-6-jre-lib - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
openjdk-6-jre-zero - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
icedtea-6-jre-cacao - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4
openjdk-6-jre - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4
openjdk-6-jre-headless - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4
openjdk-6-jre-lib - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4
openjdk-6-jre-zero - 6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4

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

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.

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