ALAS-2012-119


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2012-119
Advisory Release Date: 2014-09-14 16:54 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

It was discovered that the Beans component in OpenJDK did not perform permission checks properly. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to use classes from restricted packages, allowing it to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2012-1682 )

A hardening fix was applied to the AWT component in OpenJDK, removing functionality from the restricted SunToolkit class that was used in combination with other flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2012-0547 )


Affected Packages:

java-1.6.0-openjdk


Issue Correction:
Run yum update java-1.6.0-openjdk to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.i686

src:
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.0-52.1.11.4.46.amzn1.x86_64