[USN-3043-1] OpenJDK 8 vulnerabilities

Steve Beattie steve.beattie at canonical.com
Wed Jul 27 07:00:32 UTC 2016


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3043-1
July 27, 2016

openjdk-8 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 8.

Software Description:
- openjdk-8: Open Source Java implementation

Details:

Multiple 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, expose sensitive data
over the network, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3587,
CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3610)

A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to data
integrity. An attacker could exploit this to expose sensitive data
over the network or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3458)

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related
to availability. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial
of service. (CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508)

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-2016-3550)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  openjdk-8-jdk                   8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
  openjdk-8-jre                   8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
  openjdk-8-jre-headless          8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
  openjdk-8-jre-jamvm             8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1
  openjdk-8-jre-zero              8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1

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-3043-1
  CVE-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508, CVE-2016-3550,
  CVE-2016-3587, CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3610

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjdk-8/8u91-b14-3ubuntu1~16.04.1

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