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CVE-2013-5893

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

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 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

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0026 2014-01-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0030 2014-01-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0027 2014-01-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0030 2014-01-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.0-openjdk Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.0-oracle Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected

External References