USN-2827-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

3 December 2015

openjdk-6 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.

Software Description

  • openjdk-6 - 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-2015-4881, 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-2015-4842, 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-2015-4893, CVE-2015-4911)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
icedtea-6-jre-cacao - 6b37-1.13.9-1ubuntu0.12.04.1
icedtea-6-jre-jamvm - 6b37-1.13.9-1ubuntu0.12.04.1
openjdk-6-jre - 6b37-1.13.9-1ubuntu0.12.04.1
openjdk-6-jre-headless - 6b37-1.13.9-1ubuntu0.12.04.1
openjdk-6-jre-lib - 6b37-1.13.9-1ubuntu0.12.04.1
openjdk-6-jre-zero - 6b37-1.13.9-1ubuntu0.12.04.1

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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