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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 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

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23723

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.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2014-1876
Product(s):
  • JRockit
  • Java Runtime Environment