USN-2388-1: OpenJDK 7 vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2388-1

22nd October, 2014

openjdk-7 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 7.

Software description

  • openjdk-7 - 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-2014-6527,
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 version:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
openjdk-7-jre-lib 7u71-2.5.3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-zero 7u71-2.5.3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
icedtea-7-jre-jamvm 7u71-2.5.3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre-headless 7u71-2.5.3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
openjdk-7-jre 7u71-2.5.3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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.

This update contains known regressions in the 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.

References

CVE-2014-6457, CVE-2014-6502, CVE-2014-6504, CVE-2014-6506, CVE-2014-6511, CVE-2014-6512, CVE-2014-6517, CVE-2014-6519, CVE-2014-6527, CVE-2014-6531, CVE-2014-6558, LP: 1382205