CVE-2018-1417

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2018-02-20
Bugzilla:
1568966: CVE-2018-1417 IBM JDK: J9 JVM allows untrusted code running under a security manager to elevate its privileges

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Under certain circumstances, a flaw in the J9 JVM (IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition 7.1 and 8.0) allows untrusted code running under a security manager to elevate its privileges. IBM X-Force ID: 138823.

Find out more about CVE-2018-1417 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:0352 2018-02-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:0521 2018-03-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:0458 2018-03-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:0351 2018-02-26
Red Hat Satellite 5.8 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:1463 2018-05-15

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 5 java-1.7.1-ibm Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-ibm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.5.0-ibm Not affected

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