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CVE-2013-2445

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-06-18
Bugzilla:
975124: CVE-2013-2445 OpenJDK: Better handling of memory allocation errors (Hotspot, 7158805)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 21 and earlier, 6 Update 45 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 45 and earlier, and OpenJDK 7, allows remote attackers to affect availability via unknown vectors related to Hotspot. NOTE: the previous information is from the June 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from another vendor that this issue allows remote attackers to bypass the Java sandbox via vectors related to "handling of memory allocation errors."

Find out more about CVE-2013-2445 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 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:1014 2013-07-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0957 2013-06-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0963 2013-06-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:1014 2013-07-03
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0963 2013-06-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0958 2013-06-20
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 2014-04-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.7.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.5.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.7.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.6.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.5.0-ibm Not affected

External References

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