CentOS 7 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (CESA-2020:2968)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 139422
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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2020:2968 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

http://www.nessus.org/u?b46b694b

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

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139422

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-2968.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/7/2020

Updated: 11/30/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.8.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.8.0-openjdk-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-zip, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:java-1.8.0-openjdk-src, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/7/2020

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: 2020:2968

CWE: 20, 119, 248