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CVE-2013-5456

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2013-11-05
Bugzilla:
1027748: CVE-2013-5456 IBM JDK: unspecified sandbox bypass (ORB)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The com.ibm.rmi.io.SunSerializableFactory class in IBM Java SDK 7.0.0 before SR6 allows remote attackers to bypass a sandbox protection mechanism and execute arbitrary code via vectors related to deserialization inside the AccessController doPrivileged block.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5456 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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1507 2013-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2013:1507 2013-11-07

Affected Packages State

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

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