RHEL 8 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (RHSA-2020:2972)

high Nessus Plugin ID 138565

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2972 advisory.

- OpenJDK: Incorrect handling of access control context in ForkJoinPool (Libraries, 8237117) (CVE-2020-14556)

- OpenJDK: HostnameChecker does not ensure X.509 certificate names are in normalized form (JSSE, 8237592) (CVE-2020-14577)

- OpenJDK: Unexpected exception raised by DerInputStream (Libraries, 8237731) (CVE-2020-14578)

- OpenJDK: Unexpected exception raised by DerValue.equals() (Libraries, 8237736) (CVE-2020-14579)

- OpenJDK: Bypass of boundary checks in nio.Buffer via concurrent access (Libraries, 8238920) (CVE-2020-14583)

- OpenJDK: Incomplete bounds checks in Affine Transformations (2D, 8240119) (CVE-2020-14593)

- OpenJDK: XML validation manipulation due to incomplete application of the use-grammar-pool-only feature (JAXP, 8242136) (CVE-2020-14621)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14556

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14577

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14578

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14579

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14583

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14593

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14621

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2972

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1856448

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1856784

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1856885

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1856896

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1856988

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1856991

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1856995

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138565

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-2972.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/16/2020

Updated: 5/25/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

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-2020-14556

CVSS v3

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-2020-14583

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:8.6, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-zip, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-src

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/16/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14556, CVE-2020-14577, CVE-2020-14578, CVE-2020-14579, CVE-2020-14583, CVE-2020-14593, CVE-2020-14621

CWE: 119, 20, 248

RHSA: 2020:2972