Fedora 31 : 1:java-1.8.0-openjdk (2020-a60ad9d4ec)

high Nessus Plugin ID 136682



The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to OpenJDK 8u252 (April Critical Patch Update)

- JDK-8223898, CVE-2020-2754: Forward references to Nashorn

- JDK-8223904, CVE-2020-2755: Improve Nashorn matching

- JDK-8224541, CVE-2020-2756: Better mapping of serial ENUMs

- JDK-8224549, CVE-2020-2757: Less Blocking Array Queues

- JDK-8225603: Enhancement for big integers

- JDK-8227542: Manifest improved jar headers

- JDK-8231415, CVE-2020-2773: Better signatures in XML

- JDK-8233250: Better X11 rendering

- JDK-8233410: Better Build Scripting

- JDK-8234027: Better JCEKS key support

- JDK-8234408, CVE-2020-2781: Improve TLS session handling

- JDK-8234825, CVE-2020-2800: Better Headings for HTTP Servers

- JDK-8234841, CVE-2020-2803: Enhance buffering of byte buffers

- JDK-8235274, CVE-2020-2805: Enhance typing of methods

- JDK-8236201, CVE-2020-2830: Better Scanner conversions

- JDK-8238960: linux-i586 builds are inconsistent as the newly build jdk is not able to reserve enough space for object heap

Full release notes: https://bitly.com/oj8u252

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Update the affected 1:java-1.8.0-openjdk package.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 136682

File Name: fedora_2020-a60ad9d4ec.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/18/2020

Updated: 3/12/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-2800


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-2805

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:1:java-1.8.0-openjdk, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/18/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-2754, CVE-2020-2755, CVE-2020-2756, CVE-2020-2757, CVE-2020-2773, CVE-2020-2781, CVE-2020-2800, CVE-2020-2803, CVE-2020-2805, CVE-2020-2830