Vulnerability in the Java SE product of Oracle Java SE (component: Hotspot). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 11.0.4 and 13. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of Java SE accessible data and unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE. Note: This vulnerability applies to Java deployments, typically in clients running sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets (in Java SE 8), that load and run untrusted code (e.g., code that comes from the internet) and rely on the Java sandbox for security. This vulnerability does not apply to Java deployments, typically in servers, that load and run only trusted code (e.g., code installed by an administrator). CVSS 3.0 Base Score 4.8 (Confidentiality and Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L).
This is a vulnerability exploitable with network access which means the vulnerable software is bound to
the network stack and the attacker does not require local network access or local access to exploit it.
Such a vulnerability is often termed “remotely exploitable”.
The access conditions are somewhat specialized; the following are examples:
The attacking party is limited to a group of systems or users at some level of authorization, possibly untrusted.
Some information must be gathered before a successful attack can be launched.
The affected configuration is non-default, and is not commonly configured (e.g., a vulnerability present when a
server performs user account authentication via a specific scheme, but not present for another authentication scheme).
The attack requires a small amount of social engineering that might occasionally fool cautious users (e.g.,
phishing attacks that modify a web browser’s status bar to show a false link, having to be on someone’s “buddy”
list before sending an IM exploit).
Authentication is not required to access and exploit the vulnerability.
There is considerable informational disclosure. Access to some system files is
possible, but the attacker does not have control over what is obtained, or the scope of
the loss is constrained. An example is a vulnerability that divulges only certain tables
in a database.
There is no impact to the integrity of the system.
There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability. An example is
a network-based flood attack that permits a limited number of successful connections
to an Internet service.