Debian DLA-2325-1 : openjdk-8 security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 139585
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The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the OpenJDK Java runtime, resulting in denial of service, bypass of access/sandbox restrictions or information disclosure.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 8u265-b01-0+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your openjdk-8 packages.

For the detailed security status of openjdk-8 please refer to its security tracker page at:

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139585

File Name: debian_DLA-2325.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/14/2020

Updated: 8/18/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14556


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5


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


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:debian:debian_linux:openjdk-8-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openjdk-8-demo, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openjdk-8-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openjdk-8-jdk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openjdk-8-jdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openjdk-8-jre, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openjdk-8-jre-headless, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openjdk-8-jre-zero, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openjdk-8-source, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14556, CVE-2020-14577, CVE-2020-14578, CVE-2020-14579, CVE-2020-14581, CVE-2020-14583, CVE-2020-14593, CVE-2020-14621