USN-3043-1: OpenJDK 8 vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3043-1

27th July, 2016

openjdk-8 vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 8.

Software description

  • openjdk-8 - 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-2016-3587,
CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3610)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data
over the network or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3458)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related
to availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial
of service. (CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508)

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-2016-3550)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
openjdk-8-jre-zero 8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
openjdk-8-jdk 8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
openjdk-8-jre 8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
openjdk-8-jre-headless 8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
openjdk-8-jre-jamvm 8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system update you need to restart any Java
applications or applets to make all the necessary changes.

References

CVE-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508, CVE-2016-3550, CVE-2016-3587, CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3610