DSA 2507-1: openjdk-6 security update
Posted on: 07/04/2012 09:36 PM

An openjdk-6 security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2507-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 04, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : openjdk-6
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2012-1711 CVE-2012-1713 CVE-2012-1716 CVE-2012-1717
CVE-2012-1718 CVE-2012-1719 CVE-2012-1723 CVE-2012-1724

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenJDK, an
implementation of the Oracle Java platform.

CVE-2012-1711 CVE-2012-1719

Multiple errors in the CORBA implementation could lead to
breakouts of the Java sandbox


Missing input sanitising in the font manager could lead to
the execution of arbitrary code.


The SynthLookAndFeel Swing class could be abused to break
out of the Java sandbox.


Several temporary files were created insecurely, resulting in
local information disclosure.


Certificate revocation lists were incorrectly implemented.

CVE-2012-1723 CVE-2012-1725

Validation errors in the bytecode verifier of the Hotspot VM
could lead to breakouts of the Java sandbox.


Missing input sanitising in the XML parser could lead to denial
of service through an infinite loop.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 6b18-1.8.13-0+squeeze2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 6b24-1.11.3-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your openjdk-6 packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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