CVE-2013-1478

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-02-01
Bugzilla:
906894: CVE-2013-1478 OpenJDK: image parser insufficient raster parameter checks (2D, 8001972)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 through Update 11, 6 through Update 38, 5.0 through Update 38, and 1.4.2_40 and earlier, and OpenJDK 6 and 7, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to 2D. NOTE: the previous information is from the February 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from another vendor that this issue is related to "insufficient validation of raster parameters" that can trigger an integer overflow and memory corruption.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1478 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0626 2013-03-11
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1456 2013-10-23
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1455 2013-10-23
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1456 2013-10-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0624 2013-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0237 2013-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2013:0236 2013-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0624 2013-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0625 2013-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0626 2013-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0625 2013-03-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0246 2013-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0247 2013-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0237 2013-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2013:0236 2013-02-04
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1455 2013-10-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0247 2013-02-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0245 2013-02-08

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.7.0-openjdk Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.6.0-openjdk Affected

External References