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|Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 11:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201606-18 ] IcedTea
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: IcedTea: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201606-18)
Date: June 27, 2016
Bug(s): #578300, #578788, #581028, #581238
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in IcedTea allowing remote
attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability through
IcedTea’s aim is to provide OpenJDK in a form suitable for easy
configuration, compilation and distribution with the primary goal of
allowing inclusion in GNU/Linux distributions.
Vulnerable: < 18.104.22.168-r1
Unaffected: >= 22.214.171.124-r1
Unaffected: >= 3.0.1 < 3.0.2
Unaffected: >= 3.1.0 < 3.1.1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Various OpenJDK attack vectors in IcedTea, such as 2D, Corba, Hotspot,
Libraries, and JAXP, exist which allows remote attackers to affect the
confidentiality, integrity, and availability of vulnerable systems. Many
of the vulnerabilities can only be exploited through sandboxed Java Web
Start applications and java applets. Please review the CVE identifiers
referenced below for details.
Remote attackers may execute arbitrary code, compromise information, or
cause Denial of Service.
There is no known work around at this time.
Gentoo Security is no longer supporting dev-java/icedtea, as it has been
officially dropped from the stable tree.
Users of the IcedTea 3.x binary package should upgrade to the latest
Users of the IcedTea 7.x binary package should upgrade to the latest
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/icedtea-bin-3.0.1"
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/icedtea-126.96.36.199"
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