CVE-2016-0475

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-01-19
Bugzilla:
1298949: CVE-2016-0475 OpenJDK: PBE incorrect key lengths (Libraries, 8138589)
It was discovered that the password-based encryption (PBE) implementation in the Libraries component in OpenJDK used an incorrect key length. This could, in certain cases, lead to generation of keys that were weaker than expected.

Find out more about CVE-2016-0475 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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 Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0050 2016-01-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:0098 2016-02-02
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:0055 2016-01-21
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:0055 2016-01-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0049 2016-01-20

Affected Packages State

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

External References

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