CVE-2018-3214

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-10-16
CWE:
CWE-835
Bugzilla:
1639301: CVE-2018-3214 OpenJDK: Infinite loop in RIFF format reader (Sound, 8205361)

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Sound). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u201, 7u191 and 8u182; Java SE Embedded: 8u181; JRockit: R28.3.19. 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: This vulnerability applies to Java deployments, typically in clients running sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets (in Java SE 8), that load and run untrusted code (e.g., code that comes from the internet) and rely on the Java sandbox for security. This vulnerability can also be exploited by using APIs in the specified Component, e.g. through a web service which supplies data to the APIs. 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-2018-3214 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 7) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:3534 2018-11-09
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:3002 2018-10-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (java-1.8.0-ibm) RHSA-2018:3533 2018-11-09
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2018:3008 2018-10-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:2943 2018-10-17
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:3000 2018-10-24
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.8.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:3003 2018-10-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.8.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:2942 2018-10-17
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-oracle) RHSA-2018:3001 2018-10-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:3350 2018-10-30
Oracle Java for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (java-1.6.0-sun) RHSA-2018:3007 2018-10-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (java-1.7.0-openjdk) RHSA-2018:3409 2018-10-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Satellite 5 java-1.7.1-ibm Affected
Red Hat Satellite 5 java-1.8.0-ibm Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 java-1.7.1-ibm Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.6.0-ibm Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 java-1.7.1-ibm Affected

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