CVE-2018-2678

Priority
Medium
Description
Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle
Java SE (subcomponent: JNDI). Supported versions that are affected are Java
SE: 6u171, 7u161, 8u152 and 9.0.1; Java SE Embedded: 8u151; JRockit:
R28.3.16. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker
with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE
Embedded, JRockit. Successful attacks require human interaction from a
person other than the attacker. 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 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 4.3 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the JNDI component of OpenJDK did not properly
restrict the amount of memory allocated when deserializing objects
in some situations. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of
service (excessive memory consumption).
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):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):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)
Patches:
Upstream:http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u/jdk/rev/d8a986f955e5
More Information

Updated: 2018-04-24 18:14:28 UTC (commit 14611)