Bug 1183670 (CVE-2015-0437)

Summary: CVE-2015-0437 OpenJDK: code generation issue (Hotspot, 8064524)
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Tomas Hoger <thoger>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: dbhole, jvanek, sbaiduzh, security-response-team
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A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot component in OpenJDK in the way this component generated code for bytecode. An untrusted Java application or applet could possibly use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
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Description Tomas Hoger 2015-01-19 12:42:53 UTC
A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot JVM code compiler generated optimized code.  An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2015-01-20 22:11:29 UTC
Public now via Oracle Critical Patch Update - January 2015.  Fixed in Oracle Java SE 8u31.

External References:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html#AppendixJAVA

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-21 22:45:46 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:0069 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0069.html

Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2015-01-22 12:21:41 UTC
Upstream OpenJDK commit:

http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u/hotspot/rev/9906d432d6db

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-22 21:25:08 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:0080 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0080.html