USN-2963-1: OpenJDK 8 vulnerabilities

04 May 2016

openjdk-8 vulnerabilities

Releases

Packages

  • openjdk-8 - 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-2016-0686,
CVE-2016-0687, CVE-2016-3427)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related
to information disclosure. An attacker could exploit this to expose
sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2016-0695, CVE-2016-3426)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability.
An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2016-3425)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

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.