Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : openjdk-6, openjdk-7 vulnerabilities (USN-1735-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 64801
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionNadhem Alfardan and Kenny Paterson discovered that the TLS protocol as used in OpenJDK was vulnerable to a timing side-channel attack known as the 'Lucky Thirteen' issue. A remote attacker could use this issue to perform plaintext-recovery attacks via analysis of timing data.
A vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1484)
A data integrity vulnerability was discovered in the OpenJDK JRE. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2013-1485)
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the OpenJDK JRE related to information disclosure and data integrity. An attacker could exploit these to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-1486, CVE-2013-1487).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.