USN-2312-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

12 August 2014

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, data integrity and availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service or expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2014-2490, CVE-2014-4216, CVE-2014-4219, CVE-2014-4262)

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-2014-4209, CVE-2014-4244, CVE-2014-4263)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data integrity. (CVE-2014-4218, CVE-2014-4266)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2014-4252, CVE-2014-4268)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
icedtea-6-jre-cacao - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.12.04.2
icedtea-6-jre-jamvm - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.12.04.2
openjdk-6-jre - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.12.04.2
openjdk-6-jre-headless - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.12.04.2
openjdk-6-jre-lib - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.12.04.2
openjdk-6-jre-zero - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.12.04.2
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
icedtea-6-jre-cacao - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.10.04.2
openjdk-6-jre - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.10.04.2
openjdk-6-jre-headless - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.10.04.2
openjdk-6-jre-lib - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.10.04.2
openjdk-6-jre-zero - 6b32-1.13.4-4ubuntu0.10.04.2

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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