JRE8-UX-000120 - Oracle JRE 8 must enable the option to use an accepted sites list.


Utilizing a whitelist provides a configuration management method for allowing the execution of only authorized software. Using only authorized software decreases risk by limiting the number of potential vulnerabilities.

The organization must identify authorized software programs and permit execution of authorized software. The process used to identify software programs that are authorized to execute on organizational information systems is commonly referred to as whitelisting.

Verification of whitelisted software can occur either prior to execution or at system startup.

This requirement applies to configuration management applications or similar types of applications designed to manage system processes and configurations (e.g., HBSS and software wrappers).


Navigate to the system-level 'deployment.properties' file for JRE.


Add the key 'deployment.user.security.exception.sites=/etc/.java/deployment/exception.sites' to the deployment.properties file.

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References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-001774, Rule-ID|SV-81415r2_rule, STIG-ID|JRE8-UX-000120, Vuln-ID|V-66925

Plugin: Unix

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