RHEL 8 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (RHSA-2020:1515)

high Nessus Plugin ID 139379

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for java-1.8.0-openjdk.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1515 advisory.

- OpenJDK: Misplaced regular expression syntax error check in RegExpScanner (Scripting, 8223898) (CVE-2020-2754)

- OpenJDK: Incorrect handling of empty string nodes in regular expression Parser (Scripting, 8223904) (CVE-2020-2755)

- OpenJDK: Incorrect handling of references to uninitialized class descriptors during deserialization (Serialization, 8224541) (CVE-2020-2756)

- OpenJDK: Uncaught InstantiationError exception in ObjectStreamClass (Serialization, 8224549) (CVE-2020-2757)

- OpenJDK: Unexpected exceptions raised by DOMKeyInfoFactory and DOMXMLSignatureFactory (Security, 8231415) (CVE-2020-2773)

- OpenJDK: Re-use of single TLS session for new connections (JSSE, 8234408) (CVE-2020-2781)

- OpenJDK: CRLF injection into HTTP headers in HttpServer (Lightweight HTTP Server, 8234825) (CVE-2020-2800)

- OpenJDK: Incorrect bounds checks in NIO Buffers (Libraries, 8234841) (CVE-2020-2803)

- OpenJDK: Incorrect type checks in MethodType.readObject() (Libraries, 8235274) (CVE-2020-2805)

- OpenJDK: Regular expression DoS in Scanner (Concurrency, 8236201) (CVE-2020-2830)

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 RHEL java-1.8.0-openjdk package based on the guidance in RHSA-2020:1515.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?aa4e0562

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1515

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823199

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823200

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823215

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823216

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823224

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823527

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823542

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823694

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823844

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1823960

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139379

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1515.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/7/2020

Updated: 4/24/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

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-2020-2800

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-2020-2805

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, 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: 4/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2020

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

CWE: 113, 119, 20, 248, 400

RHSA: 2020:1515