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Java CPU April 2014 Java SE, JRockit, Java SE Embedded Libraries vulnerability (CVE-2014-1876)

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Java CPU April 2014 Java SE, JRockit, Java SE Embedded Libraries vulnerability (CVE-2014-1876)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/10/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/17/2014
Modified
07/21/2021

Description

The unpacker::redirect_stdio function in unpack.cpp in unpack200 in OpenJDK 6, 7, and 8; Oracle Java SE 5.0u61, 6u71, 7u51, and 8; JRockit R27.8.1 and R28.3.1; and Java SE Embedded 7u51 does not securely create temporary files when a log file cannot be opened, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/unpack.log.

Solution(s)

  • jre-upgrade-latest

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