Ubuntu: 1819-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1819-1
May 07, 2013

openjdk-6 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.

Software Description:
- openjdk-6: Open Source Java implementation

Details:

Ben Murphy discovered a vulnerability in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit this
to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-0401)

James Forshaw discovered a vulnerability in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure, data integrity and availability. An attacker could
exploit this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-1488)

Several 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 or expose sensitive data over
the network. (CVE-2013-1518, CVE-2013-1537, CVE-2013-1557, CVE-2013-1558,
CVE-2013-1569, CVE-2013-2383, CVE-2013-2384, CVE-2013-2420, CVE-2013-2421,
CVE-2013-2422, CVE-2013-2426, CVE-2013-2429, CVE-2013-2430, CVE-2013-2431,
CVE-2013-2436)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
confidentiality. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive data
over the network. (CVE-2013-2415, CVE-2013-2424)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2013-2417, CVE-2013-2419)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
  icedtea-6-jre-jamvm             6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

Ubuntu 11.10:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.11.10.1
  icedtea-6-jre-jamvm             6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.11.10.1
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.11.10.1
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.11.10.1
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.11.10.1
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.11.10.1

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.10.04.1

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1819-1
  CVE-2013-0401, CVE-2013-1488, CVE-2013-1518, CVE-2013-1537,
  CVE-2013-1557, CVE-2013-1558, CVE-2013-1569, CVE-2013-2383,
  CVE-2013-2384, CVE-2013-2415, CVE-2013-2417, CVE-2013-2419,
  CVE-2013-2420, CVE-2013-2421, CVE-2013-2422, CVE-2013-2424,
  CVE-2013-2426, CVE-2013-2429, CVE-2013-2430, CVE-2013-2431

Package Information:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.11.10.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.10.04.1