IBM Java SDK restricted class privilege escalation

ibm-java-cve20134041-priv-escalation (86416) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

A vulnerability in IBM Java SDK could allow access to restricted classes. This vulnerability could occur when untrusted code is executed under a security manager, or when the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition has been associated with a Web browser for running Applets and Web Start applications.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to the appropriate IBM Security Bulletin for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM developerWorks: IBM Security Update November 2013.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1655201: Multiple vulnerabilities in current releases of the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1655202: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM WebSphere Real Time.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1659530: IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM Java SDK.
  • BID-63619: IBM Java CVE-2013-4041 Unspecified Security Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-4041: Unspecified vulnerability in IBM Java SDK 5.0.0 before SR16 FP4, 7.0.0 before SR6, 6.0.1 before SR7, and 6.0.0 before SR15 allows remote attackers to access restricted classes via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 99532: IBM Java Unspecified Access Restriction Bypass (2013-4041)
  • RHSA-2013-1507: Critical: java-1.7.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2013-1508: Critical: java-1.6.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2013-1509: Important: java-1.5.0-ibm security update
  • RHSA-2013-1793: Low: Red Hat Network Satellite server IBM Java Runtime security update
  • SA56338: IBM Smart Analytics System Series Java Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Java SDK 5.0
  • IBM Java SDK 6.0
  • IBM Java SDK 7.0
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 10.1
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 9.7
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V1
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V2
  • IBM Smart Analytics System 5600 V3
  • IBM WebSphere Real Time 3 Service Refresh 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary 6
  • RedHat RHEL Desktop Supplementary 5 Client
  • RedHat RHEL Supplementary 5 Server

Reported:

Nov 06, 2013

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