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CVE-2018-2663

Published: 17 January 2018

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Libraries). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u171, 7u161, 8u152 and 9.0.1; Java SE Embedded: 8u151; JRockit: R28.3.16. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Note: This vulnerability applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).

From the Ubuntu Security Team

It was discovered that in some situations OpenJDK did not properly validate objects when performing deserialization. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (application crash or excessive memory consumption).

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 4.3

Status

Package Release Status
openjdk-6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

openjdk-7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [7u171-2.6.13-0ubuntu0.14.04.2])
upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

openjdk-8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (8u162-b12-0ubuntu0.17.10.2)
bionic Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
disco Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
focal Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
impish Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(8u162-b12-1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (8u162-b12-0ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Patches:
upstream: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u/jdk/rev/5be29012dcf2
openjdk-9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage