CVE-2018-2942

NameCVE-2018-2942
DescriptionVulnerability in the Java SE component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Windows DLL). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 7u181 and 8u172. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols 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 client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 8.3 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/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)7u221-2.6.18-1~deb8u1fixed
openjdk-8 (PTS)stretch8u212-b01-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)8u212-b03-2~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> (Windows-specific)
- openjdk-8 <not-affected> (Windows-specific)

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