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USN-2963-1: OpenJDK 8 vulnerabilities

5 May 2016

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 8.

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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)

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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.

Related notices

  • USN-2972-1: openjdk-6-source, openjdk-6, icedtea-6-jre-jamvm, openjdk-6-jre-lib, openjdk-6-jre, openjdk-6-jdk, openjdk-6-jre-headless, openjdk-6-jre-zero, icedtea-6-jre-cacao
  • USN-2964-1: openjdk-7-jre-zero, openjdk-7, icedtea-7-jre-jamvm, openjdk-7-jre-headless, openjdk-7-jre-lib, openjdk-7-demo, openjdk-7-jdk, openjdk-7-jre, openjdk-7-source, openjdk-7-doc