CVE-2013-2461

Published: 18 June 2013

Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 21 and earlier and 6 Update 45 and earlier; the Oracle JRockit component in Oracle Fusion Middleware R27.7.5 and earlier and R28.2.7 and earlier; and OpenJDK 7 allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Libraries. NOTE: the previous information is from the June and July 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from another vendor that this issue allows remote attackers to bypass verification of XML signatures via vectors related to a "Missing check for [a] valid DOMCanonicalizationMethod canonicalization algorithm."

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
openjdk-6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Pending
(6b27-1.12.6)
openjdk-6b18
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

openjdk-7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Pending
(2.3.10)

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
in lucid+, NetX and the plugin moved to the icedtea-web package
jdstrand
sun-java6 is not redistributable, no longer in the archive and
no longer tracked
sun-java5 is EOL upstream and no longer tracked
as of 2013-06-19, upstream IcedTea updates are not available
updates break the icedtea-web plugin and it will need this fix:
http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/distro-pkg-dev/2013-June/023745.html

References