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CVE-2018-2795

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, 7u171, 8u162 and 10; Java SE Embedded: 8u161; JRockit: R28.3.17. Easily exploitable 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 ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. 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 5.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that the Security component of OpenJDK in some situations did not properly limit the amount of memory allocated when performing deserialization. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion).

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.3

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

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 [7u181-2.6.14-0ubuntu0.1])
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)