CVE-2018-2618

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-01-16
CWE:
CWE-327
Bugzilla:
1534762: CVE-2018-2618 OpenJDK: insufficient strength of key agreement (JCE, 8185292)
It was discovered that the key agreement implementations in the JCE component of OpenJDK did not guarantee sufficient strength of used keys to adequately protect generated shared secret. This could make it easier to break data encryption by attacking key agreement rather than the encryption using the negotiated secret.

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CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:0099 2018-01-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:0349 2018-02-26
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:0100 2018-01-18
Red Hat Satellite 5.8 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:1463 2018-05-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:0351 2018-02-26
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:1812 2018-06-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:0521 2018-03-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:0095 2018-01-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:0458 2018-03-07
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2018:0115 2018-01-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:0352 2018-02-26
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2018:0115 2018-01-22
Red Hat Satellite 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:1812 2018-06-07
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:0100 2018-01-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:0095 2018-01-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:0349 2018-02-26
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:0099 2018-01-18
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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