CVE Database

CVE-2013-2461

Impact: Important
Public: 2013-06-18
Bugzilla: 975126: CVE-2013-2461 OpenJDK: Missing check for valid DOMCanonicalizationMethod canonicalization algorithm (Libraries, 8014281)
IAVA: 2013-A-0144

Details

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 6 Update 45 and earlier; the Oracle JRockit component in Oracle Fusion Middleware R27.7.5 and earlier and R28.2.7 and earlier; and OpenJDK 7 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Libraries. NOTE: the previous information is from the June and July 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from another vendor that this issue allows remote attackers to bypass verification of XML signatures via vectors related to a "Missing check for [a] valid DOMCanonicalizationMethod canonicalization algorithm."

Find out more about CVE-2013-2461 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
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 April 17, 2014
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 April 17, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0963 June 20, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2013:0963 June 20, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:1014 July 03, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0958 June 20, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:1014 July 03, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2013:0957 June 19, 2013

External References

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpujun2013-1899847.html

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