CVE-2014-6512

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-10-14
CWE:
CWE-345
Bugzilla:
1071210: CVE-2014-6512 OpenJDK: DatagramSocket connected socket missing source check (Libraries, 8039509)
It was discovered that the DatagramSocket implementation in OpenJDK failed to perform source address checks for packets received on a connected socket. A remote attacker could use this flaw to have their packets processed as if they were received from the expected source.

Find out more about CVE-2014-6512 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:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
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 Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1620 2014-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1877 2014-11-19
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0264 2015-02-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2014:1880 2014-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1620 2014-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2014:1880 2014-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1881 2014-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1882 2014-11-20
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0264 2015-02-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1634 2014-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1636 2014-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1876 2014-11-19
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:1657 2014-10-16
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:1658 2014-10-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1633 2014-10-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1634 2014-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1634 2014-10-15
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:1657 2014-10-16
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:1658 2014-10-16
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:1657 2014-10-16
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2014:1658 2014-10-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1877 2014-11-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2014:1881 2014-11-20

Acknowledgements

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

External References

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