CVE-2016-5542

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-10-18
CWE:
CWE-327
Bugzilla:
1385723: CVE-2016-5542 OpenJDK: missing algorithm restrictions for jar verification (Libraries, 8155973)
It was discovered that the Libraries component of OpenJDK did not restrict the set of algorithms used for JAR integrity verification. This flaw could allow an attacker to modify content of the JAR file that used weak signing key or hash algorithm.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5542 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:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2016:2137 2016-11-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:2136 2016-11-02
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:1216 2017-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0061 2017-01-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:2659 2016-11-07
Red Hat Satellite 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:1216 2017-05-09
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:2089 2016-10-20
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:2088 2016-10-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:2079 2016-10-19
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:2089 2016-10-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0061 2017-01-13
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2016:2090 2016-10-20
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:2088 2016-10-20
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:2089 2016-10-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:2659 2016-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0061 2017-01-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:2658 2016-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:2136 2016-11-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2016:2137 2016-11-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:2079 2016-10-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:2658 2016-11-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2016:2138 2016-11-02
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2016:2090 2016-10-20
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2016:2090 2016-10-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:2658 2016-11-07

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