CVE-2018-2783

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-04-17
Bugzilla:
1569204: CVE-2018-2783 Oracle JDK: unspecified vulnerability fixed in 6u191, 7u171, and 8u161 (Security)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Security). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u181, 7u161 and 8u152; Java SE Embedded: 8u152; JRockit: R28.3.17. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit accessible data as well as unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit 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 7.4 (Confidentiality and Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N).

Find out more about CVE-2018-2783 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.4
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
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
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:0100 2018-01-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:1722 2018-05-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2018:1205 2018-04-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:1724 2018-05-24
Red Hat Satellite 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:1974 2018-06-25
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2018:1203 2018-04-23
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:0099 2018-01-18
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:1974 2018-06-25
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (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-2018:1975 2018-06-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:1723 2018-05-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:1721 2018-05-24

Affected Packages State

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

External References

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