USN-2487-1: OpenJDK 7 vulnerabilities

28 January 2015

openjdk-7 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 14.10
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 7.

Software Description

  • openjdk-7 - 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-2014-3566, CVE-2014-6587, CVE-2014-6601, CVE-2015-0395, CVE-2015-0408, CVE-2015-0412)

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-2014-6585, CVE-2014-6591, CVE-2015-0400, CVE-2015-0407)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure and integrity. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2014-6593)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to integrity and availability. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-0383)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability. An attacker could this exploit to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-0410)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data integrity. (CVE-2015-0413)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.10
icedtea-7-jre-jamvm - 7u75-2.5.4-1~utopic1
openjdk-7-jre - 7u75-2.5.4-1~utopic1
openjdk-7-jre-headless - 7u75-2.5.4-1~utopic1
openjdk-7-jre-lib - 7u75-2.5.4-1~utopic1
openjdk-7-jre-zero - 7u75-2.5.4-1~utopic1
openjdk-7-source - 7u75-2.5.4-1~utopic1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
icedtea-7-jre-jamvm - 7u75-2.5.4-1~trusty1
openjdk-7-jre - 7u75-2.5.4-1~trusty1
openjdk-7-jre-headless - 7u75-2.5.4-1~trusty1
openjdk-7-jre-lib - 7u75-2.5.4-1~trusty1
openjdk-7-jre-zero - 7u75-2.5.4-1~trusty1
openjdk-7-source - 7u75-2.5.4-1~trusty1

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 a known regression in the Zero alternative Java Virtual Machine on PowerPC and a future update will correct this issue. See https://launchpad.net/bugs/1415282 for details. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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