USN-748-1: OpenJDK vulnerabilities
Posted on: 03/27/2009 12:40 AM

A new OpenJDK vulnerabilities update is available for Ubuntu Linux. Here the announcement:

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-748-1 March 26, 2009
openjdk-6 vulnerabilities
CVE-2006-2426, CVE-2009-1093, CVE-2009-1094, CVE-2009-1095,
CVE-2009-1096, CVE-2009-1097, CVE-2009-1098, CVE-2009-1100,
CVE-2009-1101, CVE-2009-1102

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 8.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

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

Ubuntu 8.10:
icedtea6-plugin 6b12-0ubuntu6.4
openjdk-6-jdk 6b12-0ubuntu6.4
openjdk-6-jre 6b12-0ubuntu6.4
openjdk-6-jre-headless 6b12-0ubuntu6.4
openjdk-6-jre-lib 6b12-0ubuntu6.4

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any Java applications
to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

It was discovered that font creation could leak temporary files.
If a user were tricked into loading a malicious program or applet,
a remote attacker could consume disk space, leading to a denial of
service. (CVE-2006-2426, CVE-2009-1100)

It was discovered that the lightweight HttpServer did not correctly close
files on dataless connections. A remote attacker could send specially
crafted requests, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-1101)

Certain 64bit Java actions would crash an application. A local attacker
might be able to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2009-1102)

It was discovered that LDAP connections did not close correctly.
A remote attacker could send specially crafted requests, leading to a
denial of service. (CVE-2009-1093)

Java LDAP routines did not unserialize certain data correctly. A remote
attacker could send specially crafted requests that could lead to
arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2009-1094)

Java did not correctly check certain JAR headers. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a malicious JAR file,
a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of
service. (CVE-2009-1095, CVE-2009-1096)

It was discovered that PNG and GIF decoding in Java could lead to memory
corruption. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing
a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the application,
leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-1097, CVE-2009-1098)

Updated packages for Ubuntu 8.10:

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 257215 876f885acf37c0817a35956e6520de3a
Size/MD5: 2355 d8a4b0fe60497fd1f61c978c3c78e571
Size/MD5: 54363262 f3aa01206f2192464b998fb7cc550686

Architecture independent packages:
Size/MD5: 8469732 b032a764ce88bd155f9aaba02ecc6566
Size/MD5: 4709872 299164cb69aa3ec883867afb7d8d9054
Size/MD5: 25627544 e62afaf0e692fa587de0056cf014175d
Size/MD5: 49156004 2de3d037ef595b34ccb98324b11f1159

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):
Size/MD5: 81028 8952bc76c555dc8d950b2d3bfa940b7c
Size/MD5: 47372520 d70f9ed68d2837e2f3f107a607b5cc96
Size/MD5: 2366132 75294026f904346ec76397cd388252c3
Size/MD5: 9944822 cfd88c5f3fe97c67d8eca19908344823
Size/MD5: 24099904 24468c4793c974819f83b06fb41adc90
Size/MD5: 241642 240d8346bb895f9623091c94c81ae466

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):
Size/MD5: 71516 5c67a03b0011a3bd117fae210ca27cd9
Size/MD5: 101847192 302ab3721553014290ce4bfdee6cb6fb
Size/MD5: 2348630 1a4c103e4d235f7d641f2e0f2ddfe4c3
Size/MD5: 9952338 c6bc056c5fa988f8841542a6801aa84d
Size/MD5: 25177778 41fa22a436950239955756efe7bc9112
Size/MD5: 230774 5c5188e21a7a5a76763d7f651162dc3a

lpia architecture (Low Power Intel Architecture):
Size/MD5: 72110 1b419781fc73fe42b85ff180f520edc2
Size/MD5: 101930130 abc646dc9df27f3415ff07dcb0c38e51
Size/MD5: 2345400 ef0b99c18c2ce4cd1ae68f1f20d08566
Size/MD5: 9947530 6bb618600d7c1f7ec68a68519094e0d9
Size/MD5: 25207906 1b334898157a834ab05ee74593ce57e4
Size/MD5: 227556 ad49784b480e88550c61dfc069cb4d2a

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):
Size/MD5: 77056 11313904c64bee4204f6369b4ffd5e66
Size/MD5: 35898024 50945e6c1cbed766ea52b78fb7ed2ac5
Size/MD5: 2393022 c04df84eeb2373a7f0cd84ad85610188
Size/MD5: 8600518 197d84aae1eaafdab671a5749b42b86c
Size/MD5: 22988430 27721c39140811fd6ef9b00124c10b70
Size/MD5: 255542 a7d6deeb5ef7143bb8631c593f4c36c6

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):
Size/MD5: 70098 44eca12cf6d8ed10e02a755772052b5b
Size/MD5: 103688730 0034a5b63b78e38f3c5bb0d0b920b9cf
Size/MD5: 2355160 e8adc4df2d4bc39f66da967b5272d455
Size/MD5: 9940784 c35a4115f4587df050af4c16de829674
Size/MD5: 25193444 0e4de129d523ef09bed9e3a22c6cecf3
Size/MD5: 233052 1773a666f39a632f458e850fb300ef12

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