USN-2784-1: OpenJDK 7 vulnerabilities

28 October 2015

openjdk-7 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 15.10
  • Ubuntu 15.04
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 7.

Software Description

  • openjdk-7 - Open Source Java implementation

Details

Multiple 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-2015-4805, CVE-2015-4835, CVE-2015-4843, CVE-2015-4844, CVE-2015-4860, CVE-2015-4868, CVE-2015-4881, CVE-2015-4883)

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-2015-4806)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data integrity. An attacker could exploit this expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2015-4872)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2015-4734, CVE-2015-4840, CVE-2015-4842, CVE-2015-4903)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-4803, CVE-2015-4882, CVE-2015-4893, CVE-2015-4911)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.10
icedtea-7-jre-jamvm - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-jre - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-jre-headless - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-jre-lib - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-jre-zero - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.10.1
Ubuntu 15.04
icedtea-7-jre-jamvm - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.04.1
openjdk-7-jre - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-headless - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-lib - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-zero - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.15.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
icedtea-7-jre-jamvm - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-headless - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-lib - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-zero - 7u85-2.6.1-5ubuntu0.14.04.1

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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