Bug 1183020 (CVE-2014-6601) - CVE-2014-6601 OpenJDK: class verifier insufficient invokespecial calls verification (Hotspot, 8058982)
Summary: CVE-2014-6601 OpenJDK: class verifier insufficient invokespecial calls verifi...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2014-6601
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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Blocks: 1179762
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Reported: 2015-01-16 13:18 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:26 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot component in OpenJDK verified bytecode from the class files. An untrusted Java application or applet could possibly use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
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Last Closed: 2015-02-02 12:42:30 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0067 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.7.0-openjdk security update 2015-01-22 02:45:27 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0068 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: java-1.7.0-openjdk security update 2015-01-21 03:38:26 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0069 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: java-1.8.0-openjdk security update 2015-01-22 02:38:44 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0079 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.7.0-oracle security update 2017-12-15 15:35:56 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0080 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.8.0-oracle security update 2017-12-15 15:34:38 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0085 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update 2015-01-26 23:10:42 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0086 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: java-1.6.0-sun security update 2017-12-15 15:35:12 UTC

Description Tomas Hoger 2015-01-16 13:18:51 UTC
A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot JVM class file verifier verified invokespecial calls.  An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2015-01-20 21:57:30 UTC
Public now via Oracle Critical Patch Update - January 2015.  Fixed in Oracle Java SE 6u91, 7u75, and 8u31.

External References:

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

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-20 22:39:32 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2015:0068 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0068.html

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-21 22:46:06 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 4 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-21 22:59:08 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:0067 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0067.html

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-22 21:24:41 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

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-22 21:35:15 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:0079 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0079.html

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-26 17:28:26 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2015:0086 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0086.html

Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2015-01-26 18:12:27 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:0085 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0085.html


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