ELSA-2013-0273 -- Oracle java-1.6.0-openjdk
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:1500084||Date: (C)2013-03-20 (M)2017-12-13|
|Class: PATCH||Family: unix|
Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix two security issues are nowavailable for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having criticalsecurity impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System base scores,which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerabilityfrom the CVE links in the References section. These packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and theOpenJDK 6 Software Development Kit.An improper permission check issue was discovered in the JMX component inOpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw tobypass Java sandbox restrictions. 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.Note: If the web browser plug-in provided by the icedtea-web package wasinstalled, CVE-2013-1486 could have been exploited without user interactionif a user visited a malicious website.This erratum also upgrades the OpenJDK package to IcedTea6 1.11.8. Refer tothe NEWS file, linked to in the References, for further information.All users of java-1.6.0-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.