CVE-2018-2938

NameCVE-2018-2938
DescriptionVulnerability in the Java SE component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Java DB). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u191, 7u181 and 8u172. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. 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: 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. CVE-2018-2938 addresses CVE-2018-1313. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 9.0 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H).
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openjdk-7 (PTS)jessie7u181-2.6.14-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)7u231-2.6.19-1~deb8u2fixed
openjdk-8 (PTS)stretch (security), stretch8u222-b10-1~deb9u1fixed
sid8u222-b10-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openjdk-7source(unstable)(not affected)
openjdk-8source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- openjdk-7 <not-affected> (Specific to Oracle Java, OpenJDK doesn't bundle Derby)
- openjdk-8 <not-affected> (Specific to Oracle Java, OpenJDK doesn't bundle Derby)

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