CVE-2017-3526

Priority
Medium
Description
Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle
Java SE (subcomponent: JAXP). Supported versions that are affected are Java
SE: 6u141, 7u131 and 8u121; Java SE Embedded: 8u121; JRockit: R28.3.13.
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 hang or frequently repeatable crash
(complete 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 5.9
(Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H).
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the Java API for XML Processing (JAXP)
component in OpenJDK did not properly enforce size limits when parsing
XML documents. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service
(processor and memory consumption).
References
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (7u131-2.6.9-0ubuntu0.14.04.1)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (8u131-b11-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (8u131-b11-0ubuntu1.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (8u131-b11-0ubuntu1.17.04.1)
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Updated: 2017-08-11 23:25:25 UTC (commit 13081)