CVE-2018-2940

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Description

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Libraries). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u191, 7u181, 8u172 and 10.0.1; Java SE Embedded: 8u171. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data. Note: This vulnerability applies to Java deployments, typically in clients running sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, that load and run untrusted code (e.g., code that comes from the internet) and rely on the Java sandbox for security. This vulnerability does not apply to Java deployments, typically in servers, that load and run only trusted code (e.g., code installed by an administrator). CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.3 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N).

References

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104768

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041302

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2253

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2254

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2255

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2256

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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3007

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3008

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180726-0001/

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbst03882en_us

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbst03928en_us

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-07-18

Updated: 2020-09-08

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 1.4

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM