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RHSA-2012:1223: java-1.7.0-openjdk security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
10 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) August 27, 2012 September 17, 2012 November 01, 2013

Available Exploits 

Description

Updated java-1.7.0-openjdk packages that fix several security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team 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.

These packages provide the OpenJDK 7 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 7 Software Development Kit. Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the Beans component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2012-4681, CVE-2012-1682, CVE-2012-3136) A hardening fix was applied to the AWT component in OpenJDK, removing functionality from the restricted SunToolkit class that was used in combination with other flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2012-0547) All users of java-1.7.0-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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References

Solution

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (Alpha)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (Sparc)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (iSeries)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (ia64)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (pSeries)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (s390)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (s390x)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-src

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-src to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux >= 6 and < 7 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.7.0-openjdk-src

    Update java-1.7.0-openjdk-src to the latest version available from Red Hat, using tools like yum or up2date.

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