USN-1619-1: OpenJDK vulnerabilities

26 October 2012

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK.

Releases

Packages

  • openjdk-6 - Open Source Java implementation
  • openjdk-7 - Open Source Java implementation

Details

Several information disclosure vulnerabilities were discovered in the
OpenJDK JRE. (CVE-2012-3216, CVE-2012-5069, CVE-2012-5072, CVE-2012-5075,
CVE-2012-5077, CVE-2012-5085)

Vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information
disclosure and data integrity. (CVE-2012-4416, CVE-2012-5071)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit these
to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-1531, CVE-2012-1532, CVE-2012-1533,
CVE-2012-3143, CVE-2012-3159, CVE-2012-5068, CVE-2012-5083, CVE-2012-5084,
CVE-2012-5086, CVE-2012-5089)

Information disclosure vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE.
These issues only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2012-5067, CVE-2012-5070)

Vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. (CVE-2012-5073, CVE-2012-5079)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information
disclosure and data integrity. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10.
(CVE-2012-5074)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit these
to cause a denial of service. These issues only affected Ubuntu 12.10.
(CVE-2012-5076, CVE-2012-5087, CVE-2012-5088)

A denial of service vulnerability was found in OpenJDK. (CVE-2012-5081)

Please see the following for more information:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpuoct2012-1515924.html

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 11.10
Ubuntu 11.04
Ubuntu 10.04

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.