[USN-1735-1] OpenJDK vulnerabilities

Jamie Strandboge jamie at canonical.com
Thu Feb 21 23:37:21 UTC 2013

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1735-1
February 21, 2013

openjdk-6, openjdk-7 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK.

Software Description:
- openjdk-7: Open Source Java implementation
- openjdk-6: Open Source Java implementation


Nadhem Alfardan and Kenny Paterson discovered that the TLS protocol as used
in OpenSSL was vulnerable to a timing side-channel attack known as the
"Lucky Thirteen" issue. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform
plaintext-recovery attacks via analysis of timing data. (CVE-2013-0169)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information
disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit this to cause a
denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1484)

A data integrity vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1485)

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to
information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit these
to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1486, CVE-2013-1487)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
  icedtea-7-jre-cacao             7u15-2.3.7-0ubuntu1~12.10
  icedtea-7-jre-jamvm             7u15-2.3.7-0ubuntu1~12.10
  openjdk-7-jre                   7u15-2.3.7-0ubuntu1~12.10
  openjdk-7-jre-headless          7u15-2.3.7-0ubuntu1~12.10
  openjdk-7-jre-lib               7u15-2.3.7-0ubuntu1~12.10
  openjdk-7-jre-zero              7u15-2.3.7-0ubuntu1~12.10

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~12.04
  icedtea-6-jre-jamvm             6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~12.04
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~12.04
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~12.04
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~12.04
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~12.04

Ubuntu 11.10:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~11.10
  icedtea-6-jre-jamvm             6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~11.10
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~11.10
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~11.10
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~11.10
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~11.10

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  icedtea-6-jre-cacao             6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~10.04
  openjdk-6-jre                   6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~10.04
  openjdk-6-jre-headless          6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~10.04
  openjdk-6-jre-lib               6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~10.04
  openjdk-6-jre-zero              6b27-1.12.3-0ubuntu1~10.04

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.

  CVE-2013-0169, CVE-2013-1484, CVE-2013-1485, CVE-2013-1486,

Package Information:

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