Improper Access Control

Affecting openjdk-jre package, versions [1.7.0,1.7.0_181) || [1.8.0,1.8.0_171)

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Overview

openjdk-jre is a free and open-source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Access Control. Vulnerability in the Java SE, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: RMI). Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, JRockit. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of Java SE, JRockit accessible data as well as unauthorized read access to a subset of Java SE, JRockit accessible data. Note: This vulnerability can only be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using Untrusted Java Web Start applications or Untrusted Java applets, such as through a web service.

Remediation

Upgrade openjdk-jre to version 7.0.181, 8.0.171 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

4.2
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    High
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2018-2800
CWE
CWE-284
Snyk ID
SNYK-UPSTREAM-OPENJDKJRE-73468
Disclosed
19 Apr, 2018
Published
31 Jan, 2019