CVE-2014-4262

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2014-07-15
Bugzilla:
1075795: CVE-2014-4262 OpenJDK: AtomicReferenceFieldUpdater missing primitive type check (Libraries, 8039520)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE 5.0u65, 6u75, 7u60, and 8u5 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Libraries.

Find out more about CVE-2014-4262 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

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

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1033 2014-08-07
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0264 2015-02-24
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0264 2015-02-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0889 2014-07-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1036 2014-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0907 2014-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 5) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1041 2014-08-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0889 2014-07-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0907 2014-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0890 2014-07-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 7 (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2014:1042 2014-08-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1041 2014-08-11
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0908 2014-07-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0908 2014-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1036 2014-08-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1033 2014-08-07
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0908 2014-07-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0902 2014-07-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0907 2014-07-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0902 2014-07-18
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0902 2014-07-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.7.0-openjdk Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 7 java-1.6.0-sun Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 7 java-1.6.0-openjdk Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.6.0-openjdk Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.6.0-sun Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 java-1.7.0-oracle Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 7 java-1.7.0-oracle Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 7 java-1.7.0-openjdk Affected

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat Product Security.

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