ALAS-2016-748


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-748
Advisory Release Date: 2016-09-15 19:00 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

An insufficient bytecode verification flaw was discovered in the Hotspot component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to completely bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-3606 )

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-1.6.0-openjdk


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

New Packages:
i686:
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.i686
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.i686

src:
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-src-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo-1.6.0.40-1.13.12.6.75.amzn1.x86_64