USN-2486-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

27 January 2015

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.

Releases

Packages

  • openjdk-6 - Open Source Java implementation

Details

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-2014-3566, CVE-2014-6587, CVE-2014-6601, CVE-2015-0395,
CVE-2015-0408, CVE-2015-0412)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive
data over the network. (CVE-2014-6585, CVE-2014-6591, CVE-2015-0400,
CVE-2015-0407)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure and integrity. An attacker could exploit this to
expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2014-6593)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to integrity and
availability. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2015-0383)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability.
An attacker could this exploit to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2015-0410)

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.