USN-2885-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

01 February 2016

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, 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)

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)

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-2884-1: openjdk-7-jre-lib, openjdk-7, icedtea-7-jre-jamvm, openjdk-7-jre, openjdk-7-jre-zero, openjdk-7-jre-headless
  • USN-3227-1: libicu55, libicu52, libicu57, libicu48, icu