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Bug 540054 (CVE-2015-0437) - <dev-java/oracle-jre-bin- Unspecified vulnerability (CVE-2015-0437)
Summary: <dev-java/oracle-jre-bin- Unspecified vulnerability (CVE-2015-0437)
Alias: CVE-2015-0437
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A3 [glsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-02-14 12:57 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2016-03-12 12:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2015-02-14 12:57:49 UTC
CVE-2015-0437 (
  Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE 8u25 allows remote attackers to
  affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors
  related to Hotspot.

Redhat is a bit more helpful in its description at

A flaw was found in the way the Hotspot component in OpenJDK in the way this component generated code for bytecode. An untrusted Java application or applet could possibly use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-02-14 13:27:12 UTC fixes this.

I didn't see anything related to java 7 so I suppose it is not affected.
Comment 2 James Le Cuirot gentoo-dev 2015-07-21 22:56:14 UTC
This was dealt with some time ago. Security team, please close this out.
Comment 3 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2015-07-22 12:38:14 UTC
New GLSA Request filed.
Comment 4 Patrice Clement gentoo-dev 2015-08-14 18:30:59 UTC
(In reply to Yury German from comment #3)
> New GLSA Request filed.

Well. I still can't see it.
Comment 5 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2015-08-15 23:43:19 UTC
(In reply to Patrice Clement from comment #4)
> (In reply to Yury German from comment #3)
> > New GLSA Request filed.
> Well. I still can't see it.

We filed it, but we did not write it yet, or release it.
Comment 6 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2016-03-12 12:40:45 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201603-11 at
by GLSA coordinator Kristian Fiskerstrand (K_F).