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CVE-2018-2825

Published: 18 April 2018

Vulnerability in the Java SE component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Libraries). The supported version that is affected is Java SE: 10. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker and while the vulnerability is in Java SE, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Java SE. Note: This vulnerability applies to Java deployments, typically in clients running sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, that load and run untrusted code (e.g., code that comes from the internet) and rely on the Java sandbox for security. This vulnerability does not apply to Java deployments, typically in servers, that load and run only trusted code (e.g., code installed by an administrator). CVSS 3.0 Base Score 8.3 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H).

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that OpenJDK did not properly validate types in some situations. An attacker could use this to construct a Java class that could possibly bypass sandbox restrictions.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.3

Status

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (10.0.2+13-1ubuntu0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk-updates/jdk10u/rev/a562e21b4bd2