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CVE-2018-2783

Published: 18 April 2018

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Security). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u181, 7u161 and 8u152; Java SE Embedded: 8u152; JRockit: R28.3.17. 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: 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 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

David Benjamin discovered a vulnerability in the Security component of OpenJDK related to data integrity and confidentiality. A remote attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive information.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.4

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

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
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

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 (8u171-b11-0ubuntu0.17.10.1)
bionic
Released (8u171-b11-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(8u171-b11-1)
disco Not vulnerable
(8u171-b11-1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (8u171-b11-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)