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CVE-2018-2972

Published: 18 July 2018

Vulnerability in the Java SE component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Security). The supported version that is affected is Java SE: 10.0.1. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Java SE 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 5.9 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N).

From the Ubuntu security team

Daniel Bleichenbacher discovered a vulnerability in the Galois/Counter Mode (GCM) mode of operation for symmetric block ciphers in OpenJDK. An attacker could use this to expose sensitive information.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.9

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