CVE-2014-6601

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2015-01-20
Bugzilla:
1183020: CVE-2014-6601 OpenJDK: class verifier insufficient invokespecial calls verification (Hotspot, 8058982)
A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot component in OpenJDK verified bytecode from the class files. An untrusted Java application or applet could possibly use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Find out more about CVE-2014-6601 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
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
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2015:0079 2015-01-22
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-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2015:0080 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-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0069 2015-01-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2015:0086 2015-01-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0085 2015-01-26
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2015:0079 2015-01-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2015:0067 2015-01-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2015:0086 2015-01-26

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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