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USN-3077-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

12 September 2016

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.

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Releases

Packages

  • openjdk-6 - Open Source Java implementation

Details

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)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information
disclosure, data integrity, and availability. An attacker could exploit
this to cause a denial of service, expose sensitive data over the network,
or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3606)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-3043-1: openjdk-8, openjdk-8-jdk, openjdk-8-jre-zero, openjdk-8-demo, openjdk-8-doc, openjdk-8-source, openjdk-8-jdk-headless, openjdk-8-jre-headless, openjdk-8-jre, openjdk-8-jre-jamvm
  • USN-3062-1: 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