USN-3077-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3077-1

12th September, 2016

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

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)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information
disclosure, data integrity, and availability. An attacker could exploit
this to cause a denial of service, expose sensitive data over the network,
or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3606)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
icedtea-6-jre-cacao 6b40-1.13.12-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
icedtea-6-jre-jamvm 6b40-1.13.12-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
openjdk-6-jre 6b40-1.13.12-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
openjdk-6-jre-headless 6b40-1.13.12-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
openjdk-6-jre-zero 6b40-1.13.12-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
openjdk-6-jre-lib 6b40-1.13.12-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

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-2016-3606