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USN-2884-1: OpenJDK 7 vulnerabilities

1 February 2016

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 7.

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Releases

Packages

  • openjdk-7 - 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, expose
sensitive data over the network, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-0483, CVE-2016-0494)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data
over the network or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0402)

It was discovered that OpenJDK 7 incorrectly allowed MD5 to be used
for TLS connections. If a remote attacker were able to perform a
machine-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to expose
sensitive information. (CVE-2015-7575)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure. An attacker could exploit this to expose
sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2016-0448)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
availability. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2016-0466)

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