Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3497-1

Ubuntu Security Notice 3497-1 – It was discovered that the Smart Card IO subsystem in OpenJDK did not properly maintain state. An attacker could use this to specially construct an untrusted Java application or applet to gain access to a smart card, bypassing sandbox restrictions. Gaston Traberg discovered that the Serialization component of OpenJDK did not properly limit the amount of memory allocated when performing deserializations. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

Link: https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/145144/USN-3497-1.txt