CVE-2014-1876

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-02-03
CWE:
CWE-377
Bugzilla:
1060907: CVE-2014-1876 OpenJDK: insecure temporary file use in unpack200 (Libraries, 8033618)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The unpacker::redirect_stdio function in unpack.cpp in unpack200 in OpenJDK 6, 7, and 8; Oracle Java SE 5.0u61, 6u71, 7u51, and 8; JRockit R27.8.1 and R28.3.1; and Java SE Embedded 7u51 does not securely create temporary files when a log file cannot be opened, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/unpack.log.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1876 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
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 Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0508 2014-05-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0509 2014-05-15
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0412 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0675 2014-06-10
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0413 2014-04-17
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:0414 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0408 2014-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0406 2014-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0486 2014-05-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2014:0705 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0509 2014-05-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0508 2014-05-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0685 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0412 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0408 2014-04-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:0407 2014-04-16
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Red Hat Satellite 5.5 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:0413 2014-04-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0486 2014-05-13
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29
Red Hat Satellite 5.4 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:0982 2014-07-29

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.6.0-ibm Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.0-oracle Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.6.0-sun Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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