CVE-2018-2677

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-01-16
CWE:
CWE-770
Bugzilla:
1534288: CVE-2018-2677 OpenJDK: unbounded memory allocation during deserialization (AWT, 8190289)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: AWT). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u171, 7u161, 8u152 and 9.0.1; Java SE Embedded: 8u151. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. 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. 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 4.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).

Find out more about CVE-2018-2677 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-ibm Will not fix

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