CVE Database

CVE-2014-2490

Impact: Critical
Public: 2014-07-15
CWE: CWE-134
Bugzilla: 1119597: CVE-2014-2490 OpenJDK: Event logger format string vulnerability (Hotspot, 8037076)
IAVA: 2014-A-0105

Details

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 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
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0902 July 18, 2014
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0902 July 18, 2014
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0902 July 18, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0907 July 21, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0890 July 16, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0907 July 21, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0889 July 16, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0907 July 21, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0889 July 16, 2014

External References

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html#AppendixJAVA

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