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CVE-2018-2938 Detail

Current Description

Vulnerability 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).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/26/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.0 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104774 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041302
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180726-0001/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:jdk:1.6.0:update_191:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:jdk:1.7.0:update_181:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:jdk:1.8.0:update_172:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:jre:1.6.0:update_191:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:jre:1.7.0:update_181:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:jre:1.8.0:update_172:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-2938
NVD Published Date:
07/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2018