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Bug 1568586 (CVE-2018-2825) - CVE-2018-2825 OpenJDK: insufficient array type checks in VarHandle (Libraries, 8194233)
Summary: CVE-2018-2825 OpenJDK: insufficient array type checks in VarHandle (Libraries...
Alias: CVE-2018-2825
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1559778
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Reported: 2018-04-17 20:23 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-04-17 20:28:47 UTC

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Description Tomas Hoger 2018-04-17 20:23:43 UTC
It was discovered that the Libraries component of OpenJDK failed to properly check array object type VarHandle in certain cases. An untrusted Java application or applet could use this flaw to bypass Java sandbox restrictions.

Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2018-04-17 20:28:47 UTC
Affected functionality - VarHandle - was only introduced in OpenJDK 9.

Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2018-04-17 21:01:54 UTC
Public now via Oracle CPU April 2018:


The issue was fixed in Oracle JDK 10.0.1.

Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2018-04-20 20:52:50 UTC
OpenJDK 10 upstream commit:


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