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    Java CPU February 2013 Java Runtime Environment JSSE vulnerability (CVE-2013-0440)

    Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
    5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) January 31, 2013 February 02, 2013 November 24, 2015

    Description

    Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 through Update 11, 6 through Update 38, 5.0 through Update 38, and 1.4.2_40 and earlier, and OpenJDK 7, allows remote attackers to affect availability via vectors related to JSSE. NOTE: the previous information is from the February 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from another vendor that this issue is related to CPU consumption in the the SSL/TLS implementation via a large number of ClientHello packets that are not properly handled by (1) ClientHandshaker.java and (2) ServerHandshaker.java.

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    References

    Solution

    jre-upgrade-latest

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