CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2016:1776
The java-1.6.0-openjdk packages provide the OpenJDK 6 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 6 Java Software Development Kit.
An insufficient bytecode verification flaw was discovered in the Hotspot component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to completely bypass Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-3606)
Multiple denial of service flaws were found in the JAXP component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted XML file could cause a Java application using JAXP to consume an excessive amount of CPU and memory when parsed. (CVE-2016-3500, CVE-2016-3508)
Multiple flaws were found in the CORBA and Hotsport components in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-3458, CVE-2016-3550)
Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2016-August/022054.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2016-August/022055.html http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2016-August/022056.html
Affected packages: java-1.6.0-openjdk java-1.6.0-openjdk-demo java-1.6.0-openjdk-devel java-1.6.0-openjdk-javadoc java-1.6.0-openjdk-src
Upstream details at: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1776.html