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CVE-2014-2490

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2014-07-15
CWE:
CWE-134
Bugzilla:
1119597: CVE-2014-2490 OpenJDK: Event logger format string vulnerability (Hotspot, 8037076)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java SE component in Oracle Java SE 7u60 and SE 8u5 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Hotspot.

Find out more about CVE-2014-2490 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-2014:0889 2014-07-16
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0902 2014-07-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0907 2014-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0907 2014-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0889 2014-07-16
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0902 2014-07-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0890 2014-07-16
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0902 2014-07-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0907 2014-07-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.6.0-sun Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-sun Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.6.0-sun Not affected

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