CVE Database


Impact: Critical
Public: 2014-01-14
Bugzilla: 1051549: CVE-2013-5893 OpenJDK: JVM method processing issues (Libraries, 8029507)
IAVA: 2014-A-0010


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE 7u45 and Java SE Embedded 7u45, 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 January 2014 CPU. Oracle has not commented on third-party claims that the issue is related to improper handling of methods in MethodHandles in HotSpot JVM, which allows attackers to escape the sandbox.

Find out more about CVE-2013-5893 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-oracle) RHSA-2014:0030 January 15, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0030 January 15, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0027 January 15, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0026 January 15, 2014

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