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USN-2124-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

27 February 2014

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.

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Releases

Packages

  • openjdk-6 - 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-2014-0411)

Several 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-2013-5878, CVE-2013-5907, CVE-2014-0373, CVE-2014-0422,
CVE-2014-0428)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive
data over the network. (CVE-2013-5884, CVE-2014-0368)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2013-5896, CVE-2013-5910)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. (CVE-2014-0376, CVE-2014-0416)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information
disclosure and availability. An attacker could exploit this to expose
sensitive data over the network or cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-0423)

In addition to the above, USN-2033-1 fixed several vulnerabilities and bugs
in OpenJDK 6. This update introduced a regression which caused an exception
condition in javax.xml when instantiating encryption algorithms. This
update fixes the problem. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04
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.

Related notices

  • USN-2089-1: openjdk-7-jre, icedtea-7-jre-jamvm, openjdk-7-jre-lib, openjdk-7, openjdk-7-jre-headless, icedtea-7-jre-cacao, openjdk-7-jre-zero