CVE-2018-2952

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-07-17
CWE:
CWE-770
Bugzilla:
1600925: CVE-2018-2952 OpenJDK: insufficient index validation in PatternSyntaxException getMessage() (Concurrency, 8199547)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Concurrency). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u191, 7u181, 8u172 and 10.0.1; Java SE Embedded: 8u171; JRockit: R28.3.18. 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 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 3.7 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).

Find out more about CVE-2018-2952 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-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:2253 2018-07-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:2575 2018-08-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:2241 2018-07-23
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2018:3008 2018-10-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:2254 2018-07-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:2242 2018-07-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:2283 2018-07-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:2576 2018-08-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:2569 2018-08-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:2568 2018-08-27
Red Hat Satellite 5.6 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:2712 2018-09-17
Red Hat Satellite 5.8 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:2713 2018-09-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:2286 2018-07-30
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:2255 2018-07-24
Red Hat Satellite 5.7 (RHEL v.6) (java-1.7.1-ibm) RHSA-2018:2712 2018-09-17
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:2256 2018-07-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2018:3007 2018-10-24

Affected Packages State

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

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