Ubuntu: 2191-1: 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-2191-1
May 01, 2014

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, data integrity and availability. An attacker could
exploit these to cause a denial of service or expose sensitive data over
the network. (CVE-2014-0429, CVE-2014-0446, CVE-2014-0451, CVE-2014-0452,
CVE-2014-0456, CVE-2014-0457, CVE-2014-0458, CVE-2014-0461, CVE-2014-0462,
CVE-2014-2397, CVE-2014-2405, CVE-2014-2412, CVE-2014-2414, CVE-2014-2421,
CVE-2014-2423, CVE-2014-2427)

Two 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-2014-0453, CVE-2014-0460)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability.
An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-0459)

Jakub Wilk discovered that the OpenJDK JRE incorrectly handled temporary
files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite
arbitrary files. In the default installation of Ubuntu, this should be
prevented by the Yama link restrictions. (CVE-2014-1876)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. (CVE-2014-2398)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information
disclosure. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data over
the network. (CVE-2014-2403)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.12.04.2
  icedtea-6-jre-jamvm             6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.12.04.2
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.12.04.2
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.12.04.2
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.12.04.2
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.12.04.2

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.10.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.10.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.10.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.10.04.1
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.10.04.1

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-2191-1
  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-2014-0459, CVE-2014-0460, CVE-2014-0461, CVE-2014-0462,
  CVE-2014-1876, CVE-2014-2397, CVE-2014-2398, CVE-2014-2403,
  CVE-2014-2405, CVE-2014-2412, CVE-2014-2414, CVE-2014-2421,
  CVE-2014-2423, CVE-2014-2427

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.12.04.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-6/6b31-1.13.3-1ubuntu1~0.10.04.1