CVE-2014-6593

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-01-20
Bugzilla:
1183049: CVE-2014-6593 OpenJDK: incorrect tracking of ChangeCipherSpec during SSL/TLS handshake (JSSE, 8057555)
It was discovered that the SSL/TLS implementation in the JSSE component in OpenJDK failed to properly check whether the ChangeCipherSpec was received during the SSL/TLS connection handshake. An MITM attacker could possibly use this flaw to force a connection to be established without encryption being enabled.

Find out more about CVE-2014-6593 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
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-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
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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