CVE-2014-6549

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2015-01-20
Bugzilla:
1183660: CVE-2014-6549 OpenJDK: incorrect class loader permission check in ClassLoader getParent() (Libraries, 8055314)
An improper permission check issue was discovered in the Libraries component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Find out more about CVE-2014-6549 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2015:0080 2015-01-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2015:0133 2015-02-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2015:0133 2015-02-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0069 2015-01-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0134 2015-02-05

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.8.0-oracle Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.8.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.0-oracle Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.6.0-sun Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.7.0-oracle Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.7.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-sun Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.7.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.6.0-sun Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.7.0-oracle 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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