Bug 1211387 (CVE-2015-0470) - CVE-2015-0470 OpenJDK: incorrect handling of default methods (Hotspot, 8065366)
Summary: CVE-2015-0470 OpenJDK: incorrect handling of default methods (Hotspot, 8065366)
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2015-0470
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1209063
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-04-13 20:39 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:31 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
A flaw was discovered in the Hotspot component in OpenJDK. An untrusted Java application or applet could use these flaws to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions.
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Environment:
Last Closed: 2015-04-17 11:28:24 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0809 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: java-1.8.0-openjdk security update 2015-04-15 19:15:09 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:0854 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Critical: java-1.8.0-oracle security update 2017-12-15 15:34:03 UTC

Description Tomas Hoger 2015-04-13 20:39:50 UTC
A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot JVM handled default methods when performing private method resolution.  An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass certain Java sandbox restrictions.

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2015-04-14 19:47:19 UTC
Public now via Oracle Critical Patch Update - April 2015.  Fixed in Oracle Java SE 8u45.

External References:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2015-2365600.html#AppendixJAVA

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2015-04-15 15:16:24 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2015:0809 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0809.html

Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2015-04-16 12:52:53 UTC
Upstream OpenJDK commit:

http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u/hotspot/rev/02e2c04a3289

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2015-04-17 10:29:26 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

Via RHSA-2015:0854 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0854.html


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