CVE-2017-3253

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-01-17
IAVA:
2017-A-0021
CWE:
CWE-770
Bugzilla:
1413583: CVE-2017-3253 OpenJDK: imageio PNGImageReader failed to honor ignoreMetadata for iTXt and zTXt chunks (2D, 8166988)
It was discovered that the 2D component of OpenJDK performed parsing of iTXt and zTXt PNG image chunks even when configured to ignore metadata. An attacker able to make a Java application parse a specially crafted PNG image could cause the application to consume an excessive amount of memory.

Find out more about CVE-2017-3253 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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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