Improper Access Control

Affecting openjdk-jre package, versions [1.8.0,1.8.0_171) || [10.0.0]

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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 component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Install). Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Java SE executes to compromise Java SE. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker and while the vulnerability is in Java SE, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Java SE. Note: Applies to installation process on client deployment of Java.

Remediation

Upgrade openjdk-jre to version 8.0.171 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.7
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    High
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Changed
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2018-2811
CWE
CWE-284
Snyk ID
SNYK-UPSTREAM-OPENJDKJRE-73469
Disclosed
19 Apr, 2018
Published
31 Jan, 2019