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CVE-2013-2449

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-06-18
Bugzilla:
975145: CVE-2013-2449 OpenJDK: GnomeFileTypeDetector path access check (Libraries, 8004288)

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, and OpenJDK 7, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality via unknown vectors related to Libraries. NOTE: the previous information is from the June 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from another vendor that this issue is related to GnomeFileTypeDetector and a missing check for read permissions for a path.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2449 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:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
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 Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1060 2013-07-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1060 2013-07-15
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

Affected Packages State

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

External References

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