ALAS-2016-723


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-723
Advisory Release Date: 2016-07-20 18:00 Pacific
Advisory Updated Date: 2016-07-20 18:00 Pacific
Severity: Critical

Issue Overview:

Multiple flaws were discovered in the Hotspot and Libraries components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to completely bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3587, CVE-2016-3598, CVE-2016-3610)

Multiple denial of service flaws were found in the JAXP component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted XML file could cause a Java application using JAXP to consume an excessive amount of CPU and memory when parsed. (CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508)

Multiple flaws were found in the CORBA and Hotsport components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3550)


Affected Packages:

java-1.8.0-openjdk


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

New Packages:
i686:
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.i686
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.i686

noarch:
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.noarch

src:
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-src-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.8.0-openjdk-1.8.0.101-3.b13.24.amzn1.x86_64