Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.8.0-openjdk on SL7.x x86_64 (20200716)

high Nessus Plugin ID 138585


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

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

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

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

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

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


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138585

File Name: sl_20200716_java_1_8_0_openjdk_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/17/2020

Updated: 3/1/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3


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


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: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-zip, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-src, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/16/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/15/2020

Reference Information

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