CVE-2018-2579

Priority
Medium
Description
Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle
Java SE (subcomponent: Libraries). Supported versions that are affected are
Java SE: 6u171, 7u161, 8u152 and 9.0.1; Java SE Embedded: 8u151; JRockit:
R28.3.16. 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 read access to a subset of Java SE, Java SE
Embedded, JRockit accessible data. Note: This vulnerability 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
(Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N).
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that a race condition existed in the cryptography
implementation in OpenJDK. An attacker could possibly use this to
expose sensitive information.
References
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (7u171-2.6.13-0ubuntu0.14.04.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needs-triage
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):needs-triage
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (9.0.4+12-1)
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (8u162-b12-0ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):released (8u162-b12-0ubuntu0.17.10.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (8u162-b12-1)
More Information

Updated: 2018-04-18 07:14:23 UTC (commit 14580)