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Red Hat: 2012:1222-01: java-1.6.0-openjdk: Important Advisory Print E-mail
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RedHat Linux Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having [More...]
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2012:1222-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1222.html
Issue date:        2012-09-03
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-0547 CVE-2012-1682 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix two security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each
vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

These packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and the
OpenJDK 6 Software Development Kit.

It was discovered that the Beans component in OpenJDK did not perform
permission checks properly. An untrusted Java application or applet could
use this flaw to use classes from restricted packages, allowing it to
bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2012-1682)

A hardening fix was applied to the AWT component in OpenJDK, removing
functionality from the restricted SunToolkit class that was used in
combination with other flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
(CVE-2012-0547)

This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea6 1.10.9. Refer to
the NEWS file, linked to in the References, for further information.

All users of java-1.6.0-openjdk are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of OpenJDK Java
must be restarted for the update to take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

846709 - Kerberos auth failing to work in openjdk due to two upstream bugs
853097 - CVE-2012-1682 OpenJDK: beans ClassFinder insufficient permission checks (beans, 7162476)
853228 - CVE-2012-0547 OpenJDK: AWT hardening fixes (AWT, 7163201)

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.28.1.10.9.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-0547.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-1682.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alert-cve-2012-4681-1835715.html
http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea6-1.10/file/icedtea6-1.10.9/NEWS

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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