Debian Security Advisory DSA 4185-1 (openjdk-8 - security update)

Published: 2018-04-27 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
openjdk-8 on Debian Linux

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 8u171-b11-1~deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your openjdk-8 Linux Distribution Packages. For the detailed security status of openjdk-8 please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenJDK, an implementation of the Oracle Java platform, resulting in denial of service, sandbox bypass, execution of arbitrary code or bypass of JAR signature validation.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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