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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Oracle Java SE Vendors:   Oracle, Sun
Oracle Java ME SDK Windows Installer Unspecified Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040217
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040217
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-2569   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 17 2018
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Oracle Java ME SDK. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the Java ME SDK Installer component to gain elevated privileges.

Windows-based systems are affected.

Himanshu Mehta reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix as part of the January 2018 Critical Patch Update.

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html

Vendor URL:  www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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