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Red Hat: 2014:0408-01: java-1.6.0-openjdk: Important Advisory Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix various security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having [More...]
=====================================================================
                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: java-1.6.0-openjdk security and bug fix update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:0408-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0408.html
Issue date:        2014-04-16
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0429 CVE-2014-0446 CVE-2014-0451 
                   CVE-2014-0452 CVE-2014-0453 CVE-2014-0456 
                   CVE-2014-0457 CVE-2014-0458 CVE-2014-0460 
                   CVE-2014-0461 CVE-2014-1876 CVE-2014-2397 
                   CVE-2014-2398 CVE-2014-2403 CVE-2014-2412 
                   CVE-2014-2414 CVE-2014-2421 CVE-2014-2423 
                   CVE-2014-2427 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix various security issues and
one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

The java-1.6.0-openjdk packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime
Environment and the OpenJDK 6 Java Software Development Kit.

An input validation flaw was discovered in the medialib library in the 2D
component. A specially crafted image could trigger Java Virtual Machine
memory corruption when processed. A remote attacker, or an untrusted Java
application or applet, could possibly use this flaw to execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running the Java Virtual Machine.
(CVE-2014-0429)

Multiple flaws were discovered in the Hotspot and 2D components in OpenJDK.
An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to trigger
Java Virtual Machine memory corruption and possibly bypass Java sandbox
restrictions. (CVE-2014-0456, CVE-2014-2397, CVE-2014-2421)

Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the Libraries
component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use
these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2014-0457,
CVE-2014-0461)

Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the AWT,
JAX-WS, JAXB, Libraries, and Sound components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java
application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox
restrictions. (CVE-2014-2412, CVE-2014-0451, CVE-2014-0458, CVE-2014-2423,
CVE-2014-0452, CVE-2014-2414, CVE-2014-0446, CVE-2014-2427)

Multiple flaws were identified in the Java Naming and Directory Interface
(JNDI) DNS client. These flaws could make it easier for a remote attacker
to perform DNS spoofing attacks. (CVE-2014-0460)

It was discovered that the JAXP component did not properly prevent access
to arbitrary files when a SecurityManager was present. This flaw could
cause a Java application using JAXP to leak sensitive information, or
affect application availability. (CVE-2014-2403)

It was discovered that the Security component in OpenJDK could leak some
timing information when performing PKCS#1 unpadding. This could possibly
lead to the disclosure of some information that was meant to be protected
by encryption. (CVE-2014-0453)

It was discovered that the fix for CVE-2013-5797 did not properly resolve
input sanitization flaws in javadoc. When javadoc documentation was
generated from an untrusted Java source code and hosted on a domain not
controlled by the code author, these issues could make it easier to perform
cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. (CVE-2014-2398)

An insecure temporary file use flaw was found in the way the unpack200
utility created log files. A local attacker could possibly use this flaw to
perform a symbolic link attack and overwrite arbitrary files with the
privileges of the user running unpack200. (CVE-2014-1876)

This update also fixes the following bug:

* The OpenJDK update to IcedTea version 1.13 introduced a regression
related to the handling of the jdk_version_info variable. This variable was
not properly zeroed out before being passed to the Java Virtual Machine,
resulting in a memory leak in the java.lang.ref.Finalizer class.
This update fixes this issue, and memory leaks no longer occur.
(BZ#1085373)

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/site/articles/11258

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

1060907 - CVE-2014-1876 OpenJDK: insecure temporary file use in unpack200 (Libraries, 8033618)
1085373 - java.lang.ref.Finalizer leak when upgrading from 1.62 to 1.66
1086632 - CVE-2014-2398 OpenJDK: insufficient escaping of window title string (Javadoc, 8026736)
1086645 - CVE-2014-0453 OpenJDK: RSA unpadding timing issues (Security, 8027766)
1087409 - CVE-2014-0429 OpenJDK: Incorrect mlib/raster image validation (2D, 8027841)
1087411 - CVE-2014-0457 OpenJDK: ServiceLoader Exception handling security bypass (Libraries, 8031394)
1087413 - CVE-2014-0456 OpenJDK: System.arraycopy() element race condition (Hotspot, 8029858)
1087417 - CVE-2014-2421 OpenJDK: JPEG decoder input stream handling (2D, 8029854)
1087423 - CVE-2014-2397 OpenJDK: classfile parser invalid BootstrapMethods attribute length (Hotspot, 8034926)
1087426 - CVE-2014-0461 OpenJDK: Better ScriptEngineManager ScriptEngine management (Libraries, 8036794)
1087427 - CVE-2014-2412 OpenJDK: AWT thread context handling (AWT, 8025010)
1087428 - CVE-2014-0451 OpenJDK: AWT incorrect FlavorMap seperation (AWT, 8026797)
1087430 - CVE-2014-0458 OpenJDK: Activation framework default command map caching (JAX-WS, 8025152)
1087431 - CVE-2014-2414 OpenJDK: incorrect caching of data initialized via TCCL (JAXB, 8025030)
1087434 - CVE-2014-2423 OpenJDK: incorrect caching of data initialized via TCCL (JAXWS, 8026188)
1087436 - CVE-2014-0452 OpenJDK: incorrect caching of data initialized via TCCL (JAXWS, 8026801)
1087439 - CVE-2014-0446 OpenJDK: Protect logger handlers (Libraries, 8029740)
1087441 - CVE-2014-2427 OpenJDK: remove insecure Java Sound provider caching (Sound, 8026163)
1087442 - CVE-2014-0460 OpenJDK: missing randomization of JNDI DNS client query IDs (JNDI, 8030731)
1087443 - CVE-2014-2403 OpenJDK: JAXP CharInfo file access restriction (JAXP, 8029282)

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-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.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-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.i386.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el5_10.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.src.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.src.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.src.rpm

i386:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.i686.rpm

x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-5.1.13.3.el6_5.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-2014-0429.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0446.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0451.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0452.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0453.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0456.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0457.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0458.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0460.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0461.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-1876.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-2397.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-2398.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-2403.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-2412.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-2414.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-2421.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-2423.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-2427.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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