Bug 1568966 (CVE-2018-1417)

Summary: CVE-2018-1417 IBM JDK: J9 JVM allows untrusted code running under a security manager to elevate its privileges
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: abergmann, bkearney, ggainey, jvanek, meissner, tlestach
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Fixed In Version: java-1.7.1-ibm-1.7.1.4.20, java-1.8.0-ibm-1.8.0.5.10 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Bug Depends On: 1546135, 1546136, 1546137, 1546138, 1546140, 1546141, 1546142, 1546143, 1549401, 1549402    
Bug Blocks: 1568967    

Description Adam Mariš 2018-04-18 13:00:23 UTC
Under certain circumstances, a flaw in the J9 JVM (IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition 7.1 and 8.0) allows untrusted code running under a security manager to elevate its privileges.

External References:

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/138823

Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2018-04-20 21:09:35 UTC
IBM JDK packages shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary 6 and 7 were previously updated to fixed upstream version via the following errata:

java-1.8.0-ibm
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0351
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0352

java-1.7.1-ibm
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0458
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0521

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2018-05-15 15:32:30 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Satellite 5.8

Via RHSA-2018:1463 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1463