Debian Security Advisory

DLA-96-1 openjdk-6 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Nov 2014
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-2490, CVE-2014-4209, CVE-2014-4216, CVE-2014-4218, CVE-2014-4219, CVE-2014-4244, CVE-2014-4252, CVE-2014-4262, CVE-2014-4263, CVE-2014-4266, CVE-2014-4268, CVE-2014-6457, CVE-2014-6502, CVE-2014-6504, CVE-2014-6506, CVE-2014-6511, CVE-2014-6512, CVE-2014-6517, CVE-2014-6519, CVE-2014-6531, CVE-2014-6558.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenJDK, an implementation of the Oracle Java platform, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code, breakouts of the Java sandbox, information disclosure or denial of service.

For Debian 6 Squeeze, these problems have been fixed in version 6b33-1.13.5-2~deb6u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your openjdk-6 packages and that you subscribe to to help test updated packages before we release them.