CVE-2016-5573

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2016-10-18
CWE:
CWE-20
Bugzilla:
1385544: CVE-2016-5573 OpenJDK: insufficient checks of JDWP packets (Hotspot, 8159519)
It was discovered that the Hotspot component of OpenJDK did not properly check received Java Debug Wire Protocol (JDWP) packets. An attacker could possibly use this flaw to send debugging commands to a Java program running with debugging enabled if they could make victim's browser send HTTP requests to the JDWP port of the debugged application.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5573 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
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 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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