Important CentOS java-1.8.0-openjdk Security Update


java-1.8.0-openjdk-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-debug-, java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-debug-
CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2016-0402, CVE-2016-0448, CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2016-0475, CVE-2016-0483, CVE-2016-0494,
2017-07-27 19:10
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CVE-2015-7575 openjdk-8
CVE-2016-0483 openjdk-6
CVE-2015-7575 openssl
CVE-2016-0483 openjdk-7
CVE-2016-0402 openjdk-7
CVE-2016-0466 openjdk-7
CVE-2016-0448 openjdk-6
CVE-2016-0466 openjdk-8
CVE-2016-0483 openjdk-8
CVE-2016-0448 openjdk-8
CVE-2016-0494 icu
CVE-2015-7575 gnutls26
CVE-2016-0475 openjdk-8
CVE-2015-7575 nss
CVE-2016-0494 openjdk-8
CVE-2016-0402 openjdk-6
CVE-2015-7575 gnutls28
CVE-2015-7575 iceweasel
CVE-2016-0494 openjdk-6
CVE-2015-7575 openjdk-6
CVE-2016-0402 openjdk-8
CVE-2016-0448 openjdk-7
CVE-2016-0466 openjdk-6
CVE-2015-7575 icedove
CVE-2015-7575 openjdk-7
CVE-2016-0494 openjdk-7
2017-04-01 19:09
2017-01-05 20:13


Updated java-1.8.0-openjdk packages that fix multiple security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give
detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the
CVE links in the References section.

The java-1.8.0-openjdk packages provide the OpenJDK 8 Java Runtime
Environment and the OpenJDK 8 Java Software Development Kit.

An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the JPEG image format decoder in
the AWT component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted JPEG image could cause
a Java application to crash or, possibly execute arbitrary code. An
untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java
sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0483)

An integer signedness issue was found in the font parsing code in the 2D
component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted font file could possibly cause
the Java Virtual Machine to execute arbitrary code, allowing an untrusted
Java application or applet to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

It was discovered that the password-based encryption (PBE) implementation
in the Libraries component in OpenJDK used an incorrect key length. This
could, in certain cases, lead to generation of keys that were weaker than
expected. (CVE-2016-0475)

It was discovered that the JAXP component in OpenJDK did not properly
enforce the totalEntitySizeLimit limit. An attacker able to make a Java
application process a specially crafted XML file could use this flaw to
make the application consume an excessive amount of memory. (CVE-2016-0466)

A flaw was found in the way TLS 1.2 could use the MD5 hash function for
signing ServerKeyExchange and Client Authentication packets during a TLS
handshake. A man-in-the-middle attacker able to force a TLS connection to
use the MD5 hash function could use this flaw to conduct collision attacks
to impersonate a TLS server or an authenticated TLS client. (CVE-2015-7575)

Multiple flaws were discovered in the Networking and JMX components in
OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to
bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0402, CVE-2016-0448)

Note: This update also disallows the use of the MD5 hash algorithm in the
certification path processing. The use of MD5 can be re-enabled by removing
MD5 from the jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms security property defined in
the file.

All users of java-1.8.0-openjdk are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of OpenJDK Java
must be restarted for the update to take effect.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 java-1.8.0-openjdk java-1.8.0-openjdk-
java-1.8.0-openjdk java-1.8.0-openjdk-
java-1.8.0-openjdk java-1.8.0-openjdk-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-src java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-src java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-debug-
java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-debug java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-debug-