CVE-2018-2579

Public on 2018-02-07
Modified on 2018-03-23
Description
It was discovered that multiple encryption key classes in the Libraries component of OpenJDK did not properly synchronize access to their internal data. This could possibly cause a multi-threaded Java application to apply weak encryption to data because of the use of a key that was zeroed out.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
3.7
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 java-1.8.0-openjdk 2018-02-07 17:47 ALAS2-2018-949
Amazon Linux 1 java-1.7.0-openjdk 2018-03-21 22:12 ALAS-2018-974
Amazon Linux 1 java-1.8.0-openjdk 2018-02-07 17:45 ALAS-2018-949

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 3.7 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv2 4.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 3.7 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N