Bug 1027748 - (CVE-2013-5456) CVE-2013-5456 IBM JDK: unspecified sandbox bypass (ORB)
CVE-2013-5456 IBM JDK: unspecified sandbox bypass (ORB)
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1017632
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Reported: 2013-11-07 06:25 EST by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2016-04-27 08 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-11-07 16:04:05 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:1507 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.7.0-ibm security update 2013-11-07 16:55:25 EST

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Description Tomas Hoger 2013-11-07 06:25:54 EST
An unspecified Java sandbox bypass issue in the ORB component was fixed in IBM JDK 7 SR6.  This issue got the following CVSSv2 score upstream: 9.3/AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Further info is available in this WebSphere Real Time security bulletin:


  CVE-2013-5456, CVE-2013-5457 and CVE-2013-5458 allow code running under a
  security manager to escalate its privileges by modifying or removing the
  security manager.

Additional details may become available under this X-Force database article:

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-07 12:15:21 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Supplementary for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Supplementary for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1507 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1507.html
Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2016-04-27 08:06:27 EDT
This CVE was reportedly assigned to "Issue 70" reported by Adam Gowdiak (Security Explorations).  Details and proof-of-concept code can be found in:


The fix was also found to be incorrect:


Incorrect fix is tracked via bug 1330986.

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