ALAS-2016-677


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-677
Advisory Release Date: 2016-03-29 15:30 Pacific
Severity: Critical
References: CVE-2016-0636 

Issue Overview:

An improper type safety check was discovered in the Hotspot component. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java Sandbox restrictions.


Affected Packages:

java-1.8.0-openjdk,java-1.7.0-openjdk


Issue Correction:
Run yum update java-1.8.0-openjdk to update your system.
Run yum update java-1.7.0-openjdk to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.i686
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.i686
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-src-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.i686
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.i686
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.i686
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.i686

noarch:
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.noarch
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.noarch

src:
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.src
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-1.8.0.77-0.b03.9.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-src-1.7.0.99-2.6.5.0.66.amzn1.x86_64