Bug 913021 (CVE-2013-1484) - CVE-2013-1484 OpenJDK: MethodHandleProxies insufficient privilege checks (Libraries, 8004937)
Summary: CVE-2013-1484 OpenJDK: MethodHandleProxies insufficient privilege checks (Lib...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-1484
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
urgent
urgent
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Whiteboard: impact=critical,public=20130219,repor...
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Blocks: 906729
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-02-20 08:57 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-06-08 19:26 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: icedtea7 2.1.6, icedtea7 2.2.6, icedtea7 2.3.7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-03-12 08:59:14 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0275 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: java-1.7.0-openjdk security update 2013-02-20 16:32:09 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0532 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.7.0-oracle security update 2013-02-21 02:42:30 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0626 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.7.0-ibm security update 2013-11-15 00:14:33 UTC

Description Tomas Hoger 2013-02-20 08:57:56 UTC
It was discovered that MethodHandleProxies implementation of the new reflection API in OpenJDK did not properly check privileges of the code.  An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Upstream commit, as included in IcedTea7 repositories:

http://icedtea.classpath.org/hg/release/icedtea7-forest-2.3/jdk/rev/11c26eb70acb

External Reference:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpufeb2013update-1905892.html

Comment 1 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-20 11:32:49 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2013:0275 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0275.html

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-20 21:45:20 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

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

Via RHSA-2013:0532 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0532.html

Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2013-02-21 10:06:05 UTC
Fixed in upstream IcedTea versions IcedTea7 2.1.6, 2.2.6, and 2.3.7:

http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/distro-pkg-dev/2013-February/022040.html

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2013-03-11 19:00:53 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

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

Via RHSA-2013:0626 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0626.html


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