OpenJDK: Denial of Service and Execute Arbitrary Code Vulnerabilities

Users of OpenJDK please be advised of a denial of service and execute arbitrary code vulnerabilities that has been identified.
To view this vulnerability, possible remedies, and others please check out the Security Advisories at Critical Watch (http://criticalwatch.com/support/security-advisories.aspx)

USN-1010-1: [USN-1010-1] OpenJDK vulnerabilities
Details follow:
It was discovered that the Kerberos implementation improperly checked

AP-REQ requests, which could allow an attacker to cause a denial of

service against the receiving JVM. (CVE-2010-3564)

It was discovered that improper checks of unspecified image metadata in

JPEGImageWriter.writeImage of the imageio API could allow an attacker

to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running a

java applet or application. (CVE-2010-3565)Read more at http://www.criticalwatch.com

 

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