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RHSA-2013:0165: 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) January 10, 2013 January 18, 2013 July 04, 2017

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Description

These packages provide the OpenJDK 7 Java Runtime Environment and theOpenJDK 7 Software Development Kit.Two improper permission check issues were discovered in the reflection APIin OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flawsto bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2012-3174, CVE-2013-0422)This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea7 2.3.4. Refer tothe NEWS file, linked to in the References, for further information.All users of java-1.7.0-openjdk are advised to upgrade to these updatedpackages, which resolve these issues. All running instances of OpenJDK Javamust be restarted for the update to take effect.

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References

Solution Reference

Java Security Update

Solution

redhat-upgrade-java-1-7-0-openjdk

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