CVE-2018-2794

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-04-17
CWE:
CWE-502
Bugzilla:
1567126: CVE-2018-2794 OpenJDK: unrestricted deserialization of data from JCEKS key stores (Security, 8189997)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Vulnerability in the Java SE, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Security). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u181, 7u171, 8u162, 10 and JRockit: R28.3.17. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Java SE, JRockit executes to compromise Java SE, JRockit. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker and while the vulnerability is in Java SE, JRockit, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Java SE, JRockit. 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 7.7 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H).

Find out more about CVE-2018-2794 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
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
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-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:1201 2018-04-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:1722 2018-05-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:1721 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-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:1202 2018-04-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:1270 2018-04-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:1191 2018-04-19
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-2018:1206 2018-04-23
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:1204 2018-04-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:1278 2018-05-02
Red Hat Satellite 5.8 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:1975 2018-06-25
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2018:1205 2018-04-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:1188 2018-04-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:1723 2018-05-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:1724 2018-05-24

Affected Packages State

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

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