Scientific Linux Security Update : java-11-openjdk on SL7.x x86_64 (20201022)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 141842


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VPR Score: 3.3


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


Security Fix(es) :

- OpenJDK: Credentials sent over unencrypted LDAP connection (JNDI, 8237990) (CVE-2020-14781)

- OpenJDK: Certificate blacklist bypass via alternate certificate encodings (Libraries, 8237995) (CVE-2020-14782)

- OpenJDK: Integer overflow leading to out-of-bounds access (Hotspot, 8241114) (CVE-2020-14792)

- OpenJDK: Incomplete check for invalid characters in URI to path conversion (Libraries, 8242685) (CVE-2020-14797)

- OpenJDK: Race condition in NIO Buffer boundary checks (Libraries, 8244136) (CVE-2020-14803)

- OpenJDK: High memory usage during deserialization of Proxy class with many interfaces (Serialization, 8236862) (CVE-2020-14779)

- OpenJDK: Missing permission check in path to URI conversion (Libraries, 8242680) (CVE-2020-14796)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141842

File Name: sl_20201022_java_11_openjdk_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/23/2020

Updated: 10/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.3

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14792

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 4.2

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-javadoc-zip, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-jmods, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-src, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-static-libs, 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: 10/22/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/21/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14779, CVE-2020-14781, CVE-2020-14782, CVE-2020-14792, CVE-2020-14796, CVE-2020-14797, CVE-2020-14803