CVE-2018-2637

Published: 17 January 2018

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: JMX). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u171, 7u161, 8u152 and 9.0.1; Java SE Embedded: 8u151; JRockit: R28.3.16. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit accessible data as well as unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit accessible data. Note: This vulnerability can only be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using Untrusted Java Web Start applications or Untrusted Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 7.4 (Confidentiality and Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N).

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that the Java Management Extensions (JMX) component of OpenJDK did not properly apply deserialization filters in some situations. An attacker could use this to bypass deserialization restrictions.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.4

Status

Package Release Status
openjdk-6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
openjdk-7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (7u171-2.6.13-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [7u171-2.6.13-0ubuntu0.14.04.2])
openjdk-8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (8u162-b12-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (8u162-b12-0ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u/jdk/rev/853f699a5273
openjdk-9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (9.0.4+12-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist