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RHSA-2013:0275: 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) February 07, 2013 February 20, 2013 July 03, 2017

Description

These packages provide the OpenJDK 7 Java Runtime Environment and theOpenJDK 7 Software Development Kit.Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the JMX andLibraries components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or appletcould use these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2013-1486,CVE-2013-1484)An improper permission check issue was discovered in the Librariescomponent in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could usethis flaw to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2013-1485)It was discovered that OpenJDK leaked timing information when decryptingTLS/SSL protocol encrypted records when CBC-mode cipher suites were used.A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to retrieve plain text fromthe encrypted packets by using a TLS/SSL server as a padding oracle.(CVE-2013-0169)This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea7 2.3.7. 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

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

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