In Eclipse OpenJ9 version 0.8, users other than the process owner may be able to use Java Attach API to connect to an Eclipse OpenJ9 or IBM JVM on the same machine and use Attach API operations, which includes the ability to execute untrusted native code. Attach API is enabled by default on Windows, Linux and AIX JVMs and can be disabled using the command line option -Dcom.ibm.tools.attach.enable=no.
Published 2018-08-14 19:29:00
Updated 2019-10-09 23:34:03
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-12539

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 14 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-12539

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-12539

  • The product uses a primary channel for administration or restricted functionality, but it does not properly protect the channel.
    Assigned by: emo@eclipse.org (Secondary)
  • The product deserializes untrusted data without sufficiently verifying that the resulting data will be valid.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-12539

Products affected by CVE-2018-12539

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