CVE Database

CVE-2014-1876

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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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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 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0413 April 17, 2014
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 April 17, 2014
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0413 April 17, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0509 May 15, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0508 May 15, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0486 May 13, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0412 April 17, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0509 May 15, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0508 May 15, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0486 May 13, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0412 April 17, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 7 (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2014:0705 June 10, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0408 April 16, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0407 April 16, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0408 April 16, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0406 April 16, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0685 June 10, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0675 June 10, 2014
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 July 29, 2014
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 July 29, 2014
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 July 29, 2014
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 July 29, 2014
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 July 29, 2014
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 July 29, 2014

External References

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2014-1972952.html#AppendixJAVA

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