USN-2386-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

17 October 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

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2014-6457)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data integrity. (CVE-2014-6502, CVE-2014-6512, CVE-2014-6519, CVE-2014-6558)

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-2014-6504, CVE-2014-6511, CVE-2014-6517, CVE-2014-6531)

Two 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-2014-6506, CVE-2014-6513)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
icedtea-6-jre-cacao - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.12.04
icedtea-6-jre-jamvm - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.12.04
openjdk-6-jre - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.12.04
openjdk-6-jre-headless - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.12.04
openjdk-6-jre-lib - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.12.04
openjdk-6-jre-zero - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.12.04
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
icedtea-6-jre-cacao - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.10.04
openjdk-6-jre - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.10.04
openjdk-6-jre-headless - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.10.04
openjdk-6-jre-lib - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.10.04
openjdk-6-jre-zero - 6b33-1.13.5-1ubuntu0.10.04

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.

This update contains known regressions in the community supported JamVM alternative Java Virtual Machine and a future update will correct these issues. See https://launchpad.net/bugs/1382205 for details. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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