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CVE-2013-1518

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-04-16
Bugzilla:
952646: CVE-2013-1518 OpenJDK: JAXP missing security restrictions (JAXP, 6657673)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 17 and earlier, 6 Update 43 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 41 and earlier; and OpenJDK 6 and 7; allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via vectors related to JAXP. NOTE: the previous information is from the April 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from another vendor that this issue is related to "missing security restrictions."

Find out more about CVE-2013-1518 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 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0752 2013-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0770 2013-04-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0770 2013-04-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0751 2013-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2013:0758 2013-04-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2013:0758 2013-04-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0757 2013-04-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0757 2013-04-18

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