CVE Database

CVE-2013-2436

Impact: Critical
Public: 2013-04-16
Bugzilla: 952550: CVE-2013-2436 OpenJDK: Wrapper.convert insufficient type checks (Libraries, 8009049)

Details

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, and OpenJDK 7, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Libraries, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-1488 and CVE-2013-2426. 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 incorrect "type checks" and "method handle binding" involving Wrapper.convert.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2436 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0822 May 14, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0757 April 18, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:0822 May 14, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0757 April 18, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0752 April 17, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0751 April 17, 2013

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