Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in IcedTea, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||dev-java/icedtea-bin on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.6.0|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.6.0|
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.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in IcedTea. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or gain access to information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All IcedTea binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-java/icedtea-bin-3.6.0"
November 19, 2017
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