CVE-2018-2799

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-04-17
CWE:
CWE-770
Bugzilla:
1567542: CVE-2018-2799 OpenJDK: unbounded memory allocation during deserialization in NamedNodeMapImpl (JAXP, 8189993)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: JAXP). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 7u171, 8u162 and 10; Java SE Embedded: 8u161; JRockit: R28.3.17. Easily exploitable 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 ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE, Java SE Embedded, 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 5.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).

Find out more about CVE-2018-2799 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 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
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

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