(RHSA-2016:0511) Critical: java-1.7.0-openjdk security update

ID RHSA-2016:0511
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2017-03-03T17:42:14


The java-1.7.0-openjdk packages provide the OpenJDK 7 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 7 Java Software Development Kit for compiling and executing Java programs.

Security Fix(es):

  • An improper type safety check was discovered in the Hotspot component. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java Sandbox restrictions. (CVE-2016-0636)