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USN-2487-1: OpenJDK 7 vulnerabilities

28 January 2015

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 7.

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Releases

Packages

  • openjdk-7 - 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)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. (CVE-2015-0413)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.10
Ubuntu 14.04

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.

This update contains a known regression in the Zero alternative Java
Virtual Machine on PowerPC and a future update will correct this issue. See
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1415282 for details. We apologize for the
inconvenience.

Related notices

  • USN-2486-1: openjdk-6, icedtea-6-jre-jamvm, openjdk-6-jre-lib, openjdk-6-jre, openjdk-6-jre-headless, openjdk-6-jre-zero, icedtea-6-jre-cacao
  • USN-2522-1: icu-doc, libicu48, icu-devtools, icu, libicu52, libicu-dev
  • USN-2522-3: icu, libicu48