CVE-2016-3598

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2016-07-19
Bugzilla:
1356971: CVE-2016-3598 OpenJDK: incorrect handling of MethodHandles.dropArguments() argument (Libraries, 8155985)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE 8u92 and Java SE Embedded 8u91 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via vectors related to Libraries, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-3610.

Find out more about CVE-2016-3598 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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:1216 2017-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2016:1588 2016-08-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:1587 2016-08-10
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:1475 2016-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:1589 2016-08-10
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:1475 2016-07-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:1504 2016-07-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:1587 2016-08-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:1504 2016-07-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:1504 2016-07-27
Red Hat Satellite 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:1216 2017-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:1458 2016-07-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2016:1588 2016-08-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:1458 2016-07-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 java-1.6.0-openjdk Not affected

External References

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