RHEL 8 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (RHSA-2020:3101)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 138844
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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-2020:3101 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 this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/20.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/119.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/248.html

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-2020:3101

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: Medium

ID: 138844

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-3101.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/22/2020

Updated: 10/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14556

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.1, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.1, 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: 7/22/2020

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

RHSA: 2020:3101

CWE: 20, 119, 248