Red Hat Customer Portal

Skip to main content

CVE-2014-1876

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-02-03
CWE:
CWE-377
Bugzilla:
1060907: CVE-2014-1876 OpenJDK: insecure temporary file use in unpack200 (Libraries, 8033618)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The unpacker::redirect_stdio function in unpack.cpp in unpack200 in OpenJDK 6, 7, and 8; Oracle Java SE 5.0u61, 6u71, 7u51, and 8; JRockit R27.8.1 and R28.3.1; and Java SE Embedded 7u51 does not securely create temporary files when a log file cannot be opened, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/unpack.log.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1876 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 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0508 2014-05-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0509 2014-05-15
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0412 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0675 2014-06-10
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0413 2014-04-17
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0408 2014-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0406 2014-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0486 2014-05-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2014:0705 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0509 2014-05-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0508 2014-05-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0685 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0412 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0408 2014-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0407 2014-04-16
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0413 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0486 2014-05-13
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.6.0-sun Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.0-oracle Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.6.0-ibm Affected

External References

Last Modified