IcedTea JDK: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201406-32

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the IcedTea JDK, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Affected Packages

dev-java/icedtea-bin on all architectures
Affected versions < 6.1.13.3
Unaffected versions >= 6.1.13.3

Background

IcedTea is a distribution of the Java OpenJDK source code built with free build tools.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the IcedTea JDK. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, bypass intended security policies, or have other unspecified impact.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All IcedTea JDK users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/icedtea-bin-6.1.13.3"
 

References

Release Date
June 29, 2014

Latest Revision
June 29, 2014: 1

Severity
high

Exploitable
remote

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