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CESA-2010:0339: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) April 01, 2010 April 06, 2010 December 05, 2013

Available Exploits 

Description

Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix several security issues are now available for CentOS Linux 5. The CentOS 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 6 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 6 Software Development Kit. The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) contains the software and tools that users need to run applications written using the Java programming language. A flaw was found in the way the TLS/SSL (Transport Layer Security/Secure Sockets Layer) protocols handle session renegotiation. A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to prefix arbitrary plain text to a client's session (for example, an HTTPS connection to a website). This could force the server to process an attacker's request as if authenticated using the victim's credentials. (CVE-2009-3555) This update disables renegotiation in the Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) component. Unsafe renegotiation can be re-enabled using the sun.security.ssl.allowUnsafeRenegotiation property. Refer to the following Knowledgebase article for details: http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-20491 A number of flaws have been fixed in the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and in various Java class implementations. These flaws could allow an unsigned applet or application to bypass intended access restrictions. (CVE-2010-0082, CVE-2010-0084, CVE-2010-0085, CVE-2010-0088, CVE-2010-0094) An untrusted applet could access clipboard information if a drag operation was performed over that applet's canvas. This could lead to an information leak. (CVE-2010-0091) The rawIndex operation incorrectly handled large values, causing the corruption of internal memory structures, resulting in an untrusted applet or application crashing. (CVE-2010-0092) The System.arraycopy operation incorrectly handled large index values, potentially causing array corruption in an untrusted applet or application. (CVE-2010-0093) Subclasses of InetAddress may incorrectly interpret network addresses, allowing an untrusted applet or application to bypass network access restrictions. (CVE-2010-0095) In certain cases, type assignments could result in "non-exact" interface types. This could be used to bypass type-safety restrictions. (CVE-2010-0845) A buffer overflow flaw in LittleCMS (embedded in OpenJDK) could cause an untrusted applet or application using color profiles from untrusted sources to crash. (CVE-2010-0838) An input validation flaw was found in the JRE unpack200 functionality. An untrusted applet or application could use this flaw to elevate its privileges. (CVE-2010-0837) Deferred calls to trusted applet methods could be granted incorrect permissions, allowing an untrusted applet or application to extend its privileges. (CVE-2010-0840) A missing input validation flaw in the JRE could allow an attacker to crash an untrusted applet or application. (CVE-2010-0848) A flaw in Java2D could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a user running an untrusted applet or application that uses Java2D. (CVE-2010-0847) Note: The flaws concerning applets in this advisory, CVE-2010-0082, CVE-2010-0084, CVE-2010-0085, CVE-2010-0088, CVE-2010-0091, CVE-2010-0092, CVE-2010-0093, CVE-2010-0094, CVE-2010-0095, CVE-2010-0837, CVE-2010-0838, CVE-2010-0840, CVE-2010-0847, and CVE-2010-0848, can only be triggered in java-1.6.0-openjdk by calling the "appletviewer" application. This update also provides three defense in depth patches. (BZ#575745, BZ#575861, BZ#575789) All users of java-1.6.0-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

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk-src

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk-src to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

  • CentOS Linux >= 5 and < 6 (x86_64)

    Upgrade java-1.6.0-openjdk-src

    Update java-1.6.0-openjdk-src to the latest version available from CentOS, using tools like yum or up2date.

    Because CentOS RPMs are built off of RedHat SRPMs, there is a delay between when a vulnerability is published and fixed in the RedHat SRPMs and the time that CentOS in turn rebuilds and redistributes the updated RPMs. As such, there may be cases where the updated RPM(s) listed here might not exist in the CentOS RPM repositories yet.

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