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Vulnerability in the Java SE component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Windows DLL) - CVE-2018-2942

oval:org.cisecurity:def:5354

Vulnerability 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.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2018-2942
Product(s):
  • Java Runtime Environment 7
  • Java Runtime Environment 8
  • Java Development Kit 7
  • Java Development Kit 8