USN-2827-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

03 December 2015

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.

Releases

Packages

  • openjdk-6 - Open Source Java implementation

Details

Multiple 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-2015-4805, CVE-2015-4835, CVE-2015-4843,
CVE-2015-4844, CVE-2015-4860, CVE-2015-4881, CVE-2015-4883)

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-2015-4806)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. An attacker could exploit this expose sensitive data over
the network. (CVE-2015-4872)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related
to information disclosure. An attacker could exploit these to expose
sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2015-4734, CVE-2015-4842,
CVE-2015-4903)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related
to availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2015-4803, CVE-2015-4893, CVE-2015-4911)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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-2784-1: openjdk-7, openjdk-7-jre-lib, openjdk-7-jre, icedtea-7-jre-jamvm, openjdk-7-jre-headless, openjdk-7-jre-zero
  • USN-3227-1: libicu55, libicu52, libicu57, icu, libicu48