USN-1735-1: OpenJDK vulnerabilities

21 February 2013

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK.

Releases

Packages

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

Details

Nadhem Alfardan and Kenny Paterson discovered that the TLS protocol as used
in OpenJDK was vulnerable to a timing side-channel attack known as the
"Lucky Thirteen" issue. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform
plaintext-recovery attacks via analysis of timing data. (CVE-2013-0169)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information
disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit this to cause a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1484)

A data integrity vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1485)

Two 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-2013-1486, CVE-2013-1487)

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