CVE Details

Release Date:2014-10-14


It was discovered that the DatagramSocket implementation in OpenJDK failed to perform source address checks for packets received on a connected socket. A remote attacker could use this flaw to have their packets processed as if they were received from the expected source.

See more information about CVE-2014-6512 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:4.3 Base Metrics:AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network Confidentiality Impact: None
Access Impact: Medium Integrity Impact: Partial
Authentication: None required Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (java-1.6.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16342014-10-14
Oracle Linux version 5 (java-1.7.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16332014-10-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (java-1.6.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16342014-10-14
Oracle Linux version 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16202014-10-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16362014-10-22
Oracle Linux version 7 (java-1.6.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16342014-10-14
Oracle Linux version 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk)ELSA-2014-16202014-10-15

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