USN-2964-1: OpenJDK 7 vulnerabilities

5 May 2016

openjdk-7 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 15.10
  • 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, expose sensitive data over the network, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0686, CVE-2016-0687, CVE-2016-3427)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2016-0695)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-3425)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 15.10
icedtea-7-jre-jamvm - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-jdk - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-jre - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-jre-headless - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-jre-lib - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-jre-zero - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1
openjdk-7-source - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.15.10.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
icedtea-7-jre-jamvm - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jdk - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-headless - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-lib - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-zero - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-source - 7u101-2.6.6-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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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