java-11-openjdk (SL5)

Red Hat Security Advisory: java-11-openjdk security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: SLSA-2023:5736
Issue Date: 2023-10-18
CVE Numbers: CVE-2023-22081

The java-11-openjdk packages provide the OpenJDK 11 Java Runtime Environment and the OpenJDK 11 Java Software Development Kit.

Security Fix(es):

* OpenJDK: certificate path validation issue during client authentication (8309966) (CVE-2023-22081)

Bug Fix(es):

* Additional validity checks in the handling of Zip64 files, JDK-8302483, were introduced in the 11.0.20 release of OpenJDK, causing the use of some valid zip files to now fail with an error. This release,, allows for zero-length headers and additional padding produced by some Zip64 creation tools. With both releases, the checks can be disabled using (RHBZ#2236229)

* A maximum signature file size property, jdk.jar.maxSignatureFileSize, was introduced in the 11.0.20 release of OpenJDK by JDK-8300596, with a default of 8 MB. This default proved to be too small for some JAR files. This release,, increases it to 16 MB. (RHEL-13217)

* The serviceability agent would print an exception when encountering null addresses while producing thread dumps. These null values are now handled appropriately. (JDK-8243210)

* The /usr/bin/jfr alternative is now owned by the java-11-openjdk package (RHEL-11320)

* The jcmd tool is now provided by the java-11-openjdk-headless package, rather than java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel, to make it more accessible (RHEL-13227)

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