CVE-2018-2972

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-07-17
Bugzilla:
1601026: CVE-2018-2972 OpenJDK: GCTR counter roll over (Security, 8200332)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Vulnerability in the Java SE component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Security). The supported version that is affected is Java SE: 10.0.1. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized access to critical data or complete access to all Java SE 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 5.9 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N).

Find out more about CVE-2018-2972 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.8.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.7.0-openjdk Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.8.0-openjdk Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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