Ubuntu: 2033-1: 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-2033-1
November 21, 2013

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.

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

Details:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit these
to expose sensitive data over the network. (CVE-2013-3829, CVE-2013-5783,
CVE-2013-5804)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2013-4002, CVE-2013-5803, CVE-2013-5823, CVE-2013-5825)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. (CVE-2013-5772, CVE-2013-5774, CVE-2013-5784, CVE-2013-5797,
CVE-2013-5820)

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure. An attacker could exploit these to expose sensitive
data over the network. (CVE-2013-5778, CVE-2013-5780, CVE-2013-5790,
CVE-2013-5840, CVE-2013-5849, CVE-2013-5851)

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-2013-5782, CVE-2013-5802, CVE-2013-5809, CVE-2013-5829,
CVE-2013-5814, CVE-2013-5817, CVE-2013-5830, CVE-2013-5842, CVE-2013-5850)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
  icedtea-6-jre-jamvm             6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4

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-2033-1
  CVE-2013-3829, CVE-2013-4002, CVE-2013-5772, CVE-2013-5774,
  CVE-2013-5778, CVE-2013-5780, CVE-2013-5782, CVE-2013-5783,
  CVE-2013-5784, CVE-2013-5790, CVE-2013-5797, CVE-2013-5802,
  CVE-2013-5803, CVE-2013-5804, CVE-2013-5809, CVE-2013-5814,
  CVE-2013-5817, CVE-2013-5820, CVE-2013-5823, CVE-2013-5825,
  CVE-2013-5829, CVE-2013-5830, CVE-2013-5840, CVE-2013-5842,
  CVE-2013-5849, CVE-2013-5850, CVE-2013-5851

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.12.04.4
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/6b27-1.12.6-1ubuntu0.10.04.4