CVE-2016-3425

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-04-19
Bugzilla:
1328040: CVE-2016-3425 OpenJDK: incorrect handling of surrogate pairs in XML attribute values (JAXP, 8143167)
It was discovered that the JAXP component in OpenJDK failed to properly handle Unicode surrogate pairs used as part of the XML attribute values. Specially crafted XML input could cause a Java application to use an excessive amount of memory when parsed.

Find out more about CVE-2016-3425 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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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