CVE-2016-3426

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-04-19
Bugzilla:
1328059: CVE-2016-3426 OpenJDK: non-constant time GCM authentication tag comparison (JCE, 8143945)
It was discovered that the GCM (Galois/Counter Mode) implementation in the JCE component in OpenJDK used a non-constant time comparison when comparing GCM authentication tags. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to determine the value of the authentication tag.

Find out more about CVE-2016-3426 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

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 Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:0716 2016-05-03
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:1216 2017-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0651 2016-04-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2016:0701 2016-04-29
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:0677 2016-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:1039 2016-05-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2016:0701 2016-04-29
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:0650 2016-04-20
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:0677 2016-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:0702 2016-04-29
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2016:1430 2016-07-18
Red Hat Satellite 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2016:1430 2016-07-18
Red Hat Satellite 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:1216 2017-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:0708 2016-05-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:0708 2016-05-02
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.5) (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:1430 2016-07-18

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
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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