CVE-2016-0695

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-04-19
Bugzilla:
1328022: CVE-2016-0695 OpenJDK: insufficient DSA key parameters checks (Security, 8138593)
It was discovered that the Security component in OpenJDK failed to check the digest algorithm strength when generating DSA signatures. The use of a digest weaker than the key strength could lead to the generation of signatures that were weaker than expected.

Find out more about CVE-2016-0695 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0723 2016-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0723 2016-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0676 2016-04-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:0677 2016-04-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:0678 2016-04-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2016:0679 2016-04-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:0678 2016-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0675 2016-04-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:0677 2016-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0650 2016-04-20
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2016:0679 2016-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0651 2016-04-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0676 2016-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0723 2016-05-09
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2016:0679 2016-04-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:0678 2016-04-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.8.0-openjdk Affected

External References

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