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USN-6810-1: OpenJDK 8 vulnerabilities

6 June 2024

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 8.

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Releases

Packages

  • openjdk-8 - Open Source Java implementation

Details

It was discovered that the Hotspot component of OpenJDK 8 incorrectly
handled certain exceptions with specially crafted long messages. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2024-21011)

Vladimir Kondratyev discovered that the Hotspot component of OpenJDK 8
incorrectly handled address offset calculations in the C1 compiler. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service
or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2024-21068)

Yakov Shafranovich discovered that OpenJDK 8 did not properly manage
memory in the Pack200 archive format. An attacker could possibly use this
issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2024-21085)

It was discovered that the Hotspot component of OpenJDK 8 incorrectly
handled array accesses in the C2 compiler. An attacker could possibly use
this issue to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2024-21094)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 24.04
Ubuntu 23.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. After a standard system update you need to restart any Java
applications to make all the necessary changes.

Related notices

  • USN-6811-1: openjdk-11-jre, openjdk-11-jdk-headless, openjdk-11-jre-headless, openjdk-lts, openjdk-11-demo, openjdk-11-jre-zero, openjdk-11-jdk, openjdk-11-source, openjdk-11-doc
  • USN-6812-1: openjdk-17-jre-headless, openjdk-17-demo, openjdk-17-jre, openjdk-17-doc, openjdk-17, openjdk-17-jre-zero, openjdk-17-jdk-headless, openjdk-17-source, openjdk-17-jdk
  • USN-6813-1: openjdk-21-jre-zero, openjdk-21-demo, openjdk-21, openjdk-21-jdk-headless, openjdk-21-jre, openjdk-21-jre-headless, openjdk-21-doc, openjdk-21-testsupport, openjdk-21-jdk, openjdk-21-source