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Java CPU January 2017 Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit RMI vulnerability (CVE-2017-3241)

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Java CPU January 2017 Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit RMI vulnerability (CVE-2017-3241)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/18/2017
Modified
07/21/2021

Description

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: RMI). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 6u131, 7u121 and 8u112; Java SE Embedded: 8u111; JRockit: R28.3.12. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. While the vulnerability is in Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit, attacks may significantly impact additional products. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. 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. CVSS v3.0 Base Score 9.0 (Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability impacts).

Solution(s)

  • jre-upgrade-latest

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