CVE-2018-12539

high

Description

In Eclipse OpenJ9 version 0.8, users other than the process owner may be able to use Java Attach API to connect to an Eclipse OpenJ9 or IBM JVM on the same machine and use Attach API operations, which includes the ability to execute untrusted native code. Attach API is enabled by default on Windows, Linux and AIX JVMs and can be disabled using the command line option -Dcom.ibm.tools.attach.enable=no.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105126

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041765

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2568

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2569

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2575

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2576

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2712

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2713

https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=534589

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-5072813.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-08-14

Updated: 2019-10-09

Type: CWE-502

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH