[USN-2972-1] OpenJDK 6 vulnerabilities
steve.beattie at canonical.com
Tue May 10 22:55:43 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2972-1
May 10, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in OpenJDK 6.
- openjdk-6: Open Source Java implementation
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-2016-0686,
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-2016-0695)
A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to availability.
An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
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-2016-0686, CVE-2016-0687, CVE-2016-0695, CVE-2016-3425,
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