CVE-2016-5582

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2016-10-18
CWE:
CWE-843
Bugzilla:
1385402: CVE-2016-5582 OpenJDK: incomplete type checks of System.arraycopy arguments (Hotspot, 8160591)
It was discovered that the Hotspot component of OpenJDK did not properly check arguments of the System.arraycopy() function in certain cases. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to corrupt virtual machine's memory and completely bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5582 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 Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:2079 2016-10-19
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:2088 2016-10-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0061 2017-01-13
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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:2658 2016-11-07
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
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:2089 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 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2016:2090 2016-10-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:2079 2016-10-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk) RHSA-2017:0061 2017-01-13
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2016:2089 2016-10-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2016:2658 2016-11-07

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