CVE-2016-5548

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2017-01-17
IAVA:
2017-A-0021
CWE:
CWE-385
Bugzilla:
1413920: CVE-2016-5548 OpenJDK: DSA implementation timing attack (Libraries, 8168728)
A covert timing channel flaw was found in the DSA implementation in the Libraries component of OpenJDK. A remote attacker could possibly use this flaw to extract certain information about the used key via a timing side channel.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5548 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0269 2017-02-13
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:1216 2017-05-09
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2017:0177 2017-01-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2017:0263 2017-02-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.7.0-ibm) RHSA-2017:0337 2017-02-28
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. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:0336 2017-02-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0269 2017-02-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0180 2017-01-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2017:0263 2017-02-09
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:0176 2017-01-19
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2017:0177 2017-01-19
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:0175 2017-01-19
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:0176 2017-01-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 5 (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2017:0338 2017-02-28
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:0175 2017-01-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0180 2017-01-20
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2017:0177 2017-01-19
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2017:0176 2017-01-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2017:0336 2017-02-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.6.0-ibm) RHSA-2017:0338 2017-02-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0269 2017-02-13

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