CVE-2014-6591

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-01-20
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1183646: CVE-2014-6591 ICU: font parsing OOB read (OpenJDK 2D, 8056276)
A boundary check flaw was found in the font parsing code in the 2D component in OpenJDK. A specially crafted font file could allow an untrusted Java application or applet to disclose portions of the Java Virtual Machine memory.

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Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
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.

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 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0264 2015-02-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2015:0079 2015-01-22
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2015:0079 2015-01-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2015:0133 2015-02-05
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2015:0086 2015-01-26
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2015:0080 2015-01-22
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2015:0086 2015-01-26
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0264 2015-02-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0085 2015-01-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0067 2015-01-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0068 2015-01-20
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2015:0086 2015-01-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0135 2015-02-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0134 2015-02-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0136 2015-02-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (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 (v. 6) (java-1.5.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0136 2015-02-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0067 2015-01-21
Red Hat Satellite 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0263 2015-02-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2015:0079 2015-01-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0085 2015-01-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0085 2015-01-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2015:0135 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 icu Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 icu Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 icu Will not fix
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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