CVE-2018-2799 (retired)

Priority
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: 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 JAXP 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 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):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)
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Updated: 2019-09-19 16:06:19 UTC (commit d32ebc32606b9517c6fa7d65a15441e2a57a6de5)