CVE-2018-2798 (retired)

Priority
Description
Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle
Java SE (subcomponent: AWT). Supported versions that are affected are Java
SE: 6u181, 7u171, 8u162 and 10; Java SE Embedded: 8u161; JRockit: R28.3.17.
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: 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 5.3 (Availability impacts).
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the AWT component of OpenJDK in some situations
did not properly limit the amount of memory allocated when performing
deserialization. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of
service (memory exhaustion).
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [7u181-2.6.14-0ubuntu0.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (8u171-b11-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (8u171-b11-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (8u171-b11-1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (8u171-b11-1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (8u171-b11-1)
More Information

Updated: 2019-05-03 05:15:08 UTC (commit 612c5b09118d4ca4c903cf1c3d6cc4ae3dc98b54)