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USN-3043-1: OpenJDK 8 vulnerabilities

27 July 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-2016-3587,
CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3610)

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-2016-3458)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related
to availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial
of service. (CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508)

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-2016-3550)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

After a standard system update you need to restart any Java
applications or applets to make all the necessary changes.

Related notices

  • USN-3062-1: icedtea-7-jre-jamvm, openjdk-7-jre, openjdk-7-jre-lib, openjdk-7-jdk, openjdk-7, openjdk-7-jre-headless, openjdk-7-source, openjdk-7-jre-zero, openjdk-7-doc, openjdk-7-demo
  • USN-3077-1: openjdk-6-jre, openjdk-6-jre-zero, openjdk-6-jre-headless, icedtea-6-jre-jamvm, openjdk-6-jre-lib, icedtea-6-jre-cacao, openjdk-6