Improper Access Control

Affecting openjdk-jre package, versions [1.7.0,1.7.0_191) || [1.8.0,1.8.0_181) || [10.0.0,10.0.1]

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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, Java SE Embedded component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: JSSE). Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via SSL/TLS to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data or all 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).

Remediation

Upgrade openjdk-jre to version 7.0.191, 8.0.181 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

5.9
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    High
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2018-2973
CWE
CWE-284
Snyk ID
SNYK-UPSTREAM-OPENJDKJRE-73481
Disclosed
18 Jul, 2018
Published
31 Jan, 2019