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RHSA-2013:1451: java-1.7.0-openjdk security update

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RHSA-2013:1451: java-1.7.0-openjdk security update



The java-1.7.0-openjdk packages provide the OpenJDK 7 Java RuntimeEnvironment and the OpenJDK 7 Java Software Development Kit.Multiple input checking flaws were found in the 2D component native imageparsing code. A specially crafted image file could trigger a Java VirtualMachine memory corruption and, possibly, lead to arbitrary code executionwith the privileges of the user running the Java Virtual Machine.(CVE-2013-5782)The class loader did not properly check the package access for non-publicproxy classes. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to executearbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the Java VirtualMachine. (CVE-2013-5830)Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the 2D, CORBA,JNDI, and Libraries components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application orapplet could use these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.(CVE-2013-5829, CVE-2013-5814, CVE-2013-5817, CVE-2013-5842, CVE-2013-5850,CVE-2013-5838)Multiple input checking flaws were discovered in the JPEG image reading andwriting code in the 2D component. An untrusted Java application or appletcould use these flaws to corrupt the Java Virtual Machine memory and bypassJava sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2013-5809)The FEATURE_SECURE_PROCESSING setting was not properly honored by thejavax.xml.transform package transformers. A remote attacker could use thisflaw to supply a crafted XML that would be processed without the intendedsecurity restrictions. (CVE-2013-5802)Multiple errors were discovered in the way the JAXP and Security componentsprocesses XML inputs. A remote attacker could create a crafted XML thatwould cause a Java application to use an excessive amount of CPU and memorywhen processed. (CVE-2013-5825, CVE-2013-4002, CVE-2013-5823)Multiple improper permission check issues were discovered in the Libraries,Swing, JAX-WS, JAXP, JGSS, AWT, Beans, and Scripting components in OpenJDK.An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypasscertain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2013-3829, CVE-2013-5840,CVE-2013-5774, CVE-2013-5783, CVE-2013-5820, CVE-2013-5851, CVE-2013-5800,CVE-2013-5849, CVE-2013-5790, CVE-2013-5784)It was discovered that the 2D component image library did not properlycheck bounds when performing image conversions. An untrusted Javaapplication or applet could use this flaw to disclose portions of the JavaVirtual Machine memory. (CVE-2013-5778)Multiple input sanitization flaws were discovered in javadoc. When javadocdocumentation was generated from an untrusted Java source code and hostedon a domain not controlled by the code author, these issues could make iteasier to perform cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2013-5804,CVE-2013-5797)Various OpenJDK classes that represent cryptographic keys could leakprivate key information by including sensitive data in strings returned bytoString() methods. These flaws could possibly lead to an unexpectedexposure of sensitive key data. (CVE-2013-5780)The Java Heap Analysis Tool (jhat) failed to properly escape all data addedinto the HTML pages it generated. Crafted content in the memory of a Javaprogram analyzed using jhat could possibly be used to conduct cross-sitescripting attacks. (CVE-2013-5772)The Kerberos implementation in OpenJDK did not properly parse KDCresponses. A malformed packet could cause a Java application using JGSS toexit. (CVE-2013-5803)Note: If the web browser plug-in provided by the icedtea-web package wasinstalled, the issues exposed via Java applets could have been exploitedwithout user interaction if a user visited a malicious website.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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  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-7-0-openjdk-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-7-0-openjdk-demo
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-7-0-openjdk-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-7-0-openjdk-javadoc
  • redhat-upgrade-java-1-7-0-openjdk-src

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