CVE-2017-10356

Public on 2017-10-26
Modified on 2017-12-21
Description
It was discovered that the Security component of OpenJDK generated weak password-based encryption keys used to protect private keys stored in key stores. This made it easier to perform password guessing attacks to decrypt stored keys if an attacker could gain access to a key store.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.2
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 java-1.7.0-openjdk 2017-12-20 19:02 ALAS-2017-936
Amazon Linux 1 java-1.8.0-openjdk 2017-10-26 19:46 ALAS-2017-917

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.2 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 2.1 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 6.2 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N