Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3975-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3975-1
Ubuntu Security Notice 3975-1 – It was discovered that the BigDecimal implementation in OpenJDK performed excessive computation when given certain values. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. Corwin de Boor and Robert Xiao discovered that the RMI registry implementation in OpenJDK did not properly select the correct skeleton class in some situations. An attacker could use this to possibly escape Java sandbox restrictions. Various other issues were also addressed.