USN-1819-1: OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1819-1

7th May, 2013

openjdk-6 vulnerabilities

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 version:

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-zero 6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
openjdk-6-jre-lib 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-zero 6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.11.10.1
openjdk-6-jre-lib 6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.11.10.1
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
openjdk-6-jre-headless 6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
openjdk-6-jre-lib 6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
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-zero 6b27-1.12.5-0ubuntu0.10.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

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