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
Upstream Needs triage

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 needed)
openjdk-7
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

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 Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (8u171-b11-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (8u171-b11-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist