CVE-2014-6517

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-10-14
Bugzilla:
1151364: CVE-2014-6517 OpenJDK: StAX parser parameter entity XXE (JAXP, 8039533)
It was discovered that the StAX XML parser in the JAXP component in OpenJDK performed expansion of external parameter entities even when external entity substitution was disabled. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform XML eXternal Entity (XXE) attack against applications using the StAX parser to parse untrusted XML documents.

Find out more about CVE-2014-6517 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
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 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1634 2014-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1620 2014-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1636 2014-10-15
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 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2014:1657 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
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-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1620 2014-10-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2014:1634 2014-10-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.1-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.7.1-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.7.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.6.0-ibm 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.

External References

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