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Security Advisory Important: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update

Advisory: RHSA-2009:1584-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2009-11-16
Last updated on: 2009-11-16
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.4.z server)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2009-2409
CVE-2009-3728
CVE-2009-3869
CVE-2009-3871
CVE-2009-3873
CVE-2009-3874
CVE-2009-3875
CVE-2009-3876
CVE-2009-3877
CVE-2009-3879
CVE-2009-3880
CVE-2009-3881
CVE-2009-3882
CVE-2009-3883
CVE-2009-3884

Details

Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix several security issues are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

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.

An integer overflow flaw and buffer overflow flaws were found in the way
the JRE processed image files. An untrusted applet or application could use
these flaws to extend its privileges, allowing it to read and write local
files, as well as to execute local applications with the privileges of the
user running the applet or application. (CVE-2009-3869, CVE-2009-3871,
CVE-2009-3873, CVE-2009-3874)

An information leak was found in the JRE. An untrusted applet or
application could use this flaw to extend its privileges, allowing it to
read and write local files, as well as to execute local applications with
the privileges of the user running the applet or application. (CVE-2009-3881)

It was discovered that the JRE still accepts certificates with MD2 hash
signatures, even though MD2 is no longer considered a cryptographically
strong algorithm. This could make it easier for an attacker to create a
malicious certificate that would be treated as trusted by the JRE. With
this update, the JRE disables the use of the MD2 algorithm inside
signatures by default. (CVE-2009-2409)

A timing attack flaw was found in the way the JRE processed HMAC digests.
This flaw could aid an attacker using forged digital signatures to bypass
authentication checks. (CVE-2009-3875)

Two denial of service flaws were found in the JRE. These could be exploited
in server-side application scenarios that process DER-encoded
(Distinguished Encoding Rules) data. (CVE-2009-3876, CVE-2009-3877)

An information leak was found in the way the JRE handled color profiles. An
attacker could use this flaw to discover the existence of files outside of
the color profiles directory. (CVE-2009-3728)

A flaw in the JRE with passing arrays to the X11GraphicsDevice API was
found. An untrusted applet or application could use this flaw to access and
modify the list of supported graphics configurations. This flaw could also
lead to sensitive information being leaked to unprivileged code.
(CVE-2009-3879)

It was discovered that the JRE passed entire objects to the logging API.
This could lead to sensitive information being leaked to either untrusted
or lower-privileged code from an attacker-controlled applet which has
access to the logging API and is therefore able to manipulate (read and/or
call) the passed objects. (CVE-2009-3880)

Potential information leaks were found in various mutable static variables.
These could be exploited in application scenarios that execute untrusted
scripting code. (CVE-2009-3882, CVE-2009-3883)

An information leak was found in the way the TimeZone.getTimeZone method
was handled. This method could load time zone files that are outside of the
[JRE_HOME]/lib/zi/ directory, allowing a remote attacker to probe the local
file system. (CVE-2009-3884)

Note: The flaws concerning applets in this advisory, CVE-2009-3869,
CVE-2009-3871, CVE-2009-3873, CVE-2009-3874, CVE-2009-3879, CVE-2009-3880,
CVE-2009-3881 and CVE-2009-3884, can only be triggered in
java-1.6.0-openjdk by calling the "appletviewer" application.

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.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-11259

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: a0ae29d92d098847ef2a50d4935ac587
 
IA-32:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 8d211135ab51e2c141bcb9ba4aef178d
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: a567c1beee3f60b9a4b715210e060a35
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: dbec12ebec71e8d24e99285396372bcd
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 4bfafaa4a89c1b736d67fe3a30c87fe0
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 3a5fbec5469448ee60460b606e5babe2
 
x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: ab0a2f16c778bcc6946ac862161d769b
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 3a5a08e64878cb7e7091fc923cffd4ba
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: db4dcdfe548e475a161b8d78a2aaf7b8
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: f7ad24649a27cb10018ccc02d8996d44
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 183d3a098535d70510ffe5f8002b0808
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: a0ae29d92d098847ef2a50d4935ac587
 
IA-32:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 8d211135ab51e2c141bcb9ba4aef178d
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: a567c1beee3f60b9a4b715210e060a35
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: dbec12ebec71e8d24e99285396372bcd
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 4bfafaa4a89c1b736d67fe3a30c87fe0
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 3a5fbec5469448ee60460b606e5babe2
 
x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: ab0a2f16c778bcc6946ac862161d769b
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 3a5a08e64878cb7e7091fc923cffd4ba
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: db4dcdfe548e475a161b8d78a2aaf7b8
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: f7ad24649a27cb10018ccc02d8996d44
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: 183d3a098535d70510ffe5f8002b0808
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.4.z server)

SRPMS:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:0408
    MD5: a0ae29d92d098847ef2a50d4935ac587
 
IA-32:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 8d211135ab51e2c141bcb9ba4aef178d
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: a567c1beee3f60b9a4b715210e060a35
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: dbec12ebec71e8d24e99285396372bcd
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 4bfafaa4a89c1b736d67fe3a30c87fe0
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.i386.rpm     MD5: 3a5fbec5469448ee60460b606e5babe2
 
x86_64:
java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ab0a2f16c778bcc6946ac862161d769b
java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 3a5a08e64878cb7e7091fc923cffd4ba
java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: db4dcdfe548e475a161b8d78a2aaf7b8
java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: f7ad24649a27cb10018ccc02d8996d44
java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-1.7.b09.el5.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 183d3a098535d70510ffe5f8002b0808
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

510197 - CVE-2009-2409 deprecate MD2 in SSL cert validation (Kaminsky)
530053 - CVE-2009-3873 OpenJDK JPEG Image Writer quantization problem (6862968)
530057 - CVE-2009-3875 OpenJDK MessageDigest.isEqual introduces timing attack vulnerabilities (6863503)
530061 - CVE-2009-3876 OpenJDK ASN.1/DER input stream parser denial of service (6864911) CVE-2009-3877
530062 - CVE-2009-3869 OpenJDK JRE AWT setDifflCM stack overflow (6872357)
530063 - CVE-2009-3871 OpenJDK JRE AWT setBytePixels heap overflow (6872358)
530067 - CVE-2009-3874 OpenJDK ImageI/O JPEG heap overflow (6874643)
530098 - CVE-2009-3728 OpenJDK ICC_Profile file existence detection information leak (6631533)
530173 - CVE-2009-3881 OpenJDK resurrected classloaders can still have children (6636650)
530175 - CVE-2009-3882 CVE-2009-3883 OpenJDK information leaks in mutable variables (6657026,6657138)
530296 - CVE-2009-3880 OpenJDK UI logging information leakage(6664512)
530297 - CVE-2009-3879 OpenJDK GraphicsConfiguration information leak(6822057)
530300 - CVE-2009-3884 OpenJDK zoneinfo file existence information leak (6824265)


References



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