CVE-2015-3149

MEDIUM
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Description

The Hotspot component in OpenJDK8 as packaged in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1228.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75933

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1213365

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-07-25

Updated: 2017-07-31

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
84931Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.8.0-openjdk (ALAS-2015-571) (Bar Mitzvah) (Logjam)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
medium
84793Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.8.0-openjdk on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64 (20150715) (Bar Mitzvah) (Logjam)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
84787RHEL 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (RHSA-2015:1228) (Bar Mitzvah) (Logjam)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
84784Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (ELSA-2015-1228) (Bar Mitzvah) (Logjam)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
84770CentOS 6 / 7 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (CESA-2015:1228) (Bar Mitzvah) (Logjam)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium