CVE-2013-4578

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-01-14
Bugzilla:
1031471: CVE-2013-4578 OpenJDK: jarsigner does not detect unsigned bytecode injected into signed jars

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

jarsigner in OpenJDK and Oracle Java SE before 7u51 allows remote attackers to bypass a code-signing protection mechanism and inject unsigned bytecode into a signed JAR file by leveraging improper file validation.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4578 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0135 2014-02-04
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0097 2014-01-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0027 2014-01-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0030 2014-01-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0136 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0135 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0134 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0136 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0134 2014-02-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0097 2014-01-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0026 2014-01-15
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0030 2014-01-15

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Arun Babu Neelicattu of the Red Hat Security Response Team.
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