ALAS-2016-654


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-654
Advisory Release Date: 2016-02-19 15:48 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the JPEG image format decoder in the AWT component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted JPEG image could cause a Java application to crash or, possibly execute arbitrary code. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0483 )

An integer signedness issue was found in the font parsing code in the 2D component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted font file could possibly cause the Java Virtual Machine to execute arbitrary code, allowing an untrusted Java application or applet to bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0494 )

It was discovered that the JAXP component in OpenJDK did not properly enforce the totalEntitySizeLimit limit. An attacker able to make a Java application process a specially crafted XML file could use this flaw to make the application consume an excessive amount of memory. (CVE-2016-0466 )

Multiple flaws were discovered in the Networking and JMX components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0402 , CVE-2016-0448 )


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-javadoc-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.i686

src:
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.38-1.13.10.0.73.amzn1.x86_64