Fedora 33 : 1:java-1.8.0-openjdk (2020-5708dd5b87)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 141902
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VPR Score: 3.3


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


New in release OpenJDK 8u272 (2020-10-20):

Full versions of these release notes can be found at :

- https://bitly.com/openjdk8u272

- https://builds.shipilev.net/backports-monitor/release-notes-openjdk8u272.txt

## New features

- JDK-8245468: Add TLSv1.3 implementation classes from 11.0.7

## Security fixes

- JDK-8233624: Enhance JNI linkage

- JDK-8236196: Improve string pooling

- JDK-8236862, CVE-2020-14779: Enhance support of Proxy class

- JDK-8237990, CVE-2020-14781: Enhanced LDAP contexts

- JDK-8237995, CVE-2020-14782: Enhance certificate processing

- JDK-8240124: Better VM Interning

- JDK-8241114, CVE-2020-14792: Better range handling

- JDK-8242680, CVE-2020-14796: Improved URI Support

- JDK-8242685, CVE-2020-14797: Better Path Validation

- JDK-8242695, CVE-2020-14798: Enhanced buffer support

- JDK-8243302: Advanced class supports

- JDK-8244136, CVE-2020-14803: Improved Buffer supports

- JDK-8244479: Further constrain certificates

- JDK-8244955: Additional Fix for JDK-8240124

- JDK-8245407: Enhance zoning of times

- JDK-8245412: Better class definitions

- JDK-8245417: Improve certificate chain handling

- JDK-8248574: Improve jpeg processing

- JDK-8249927: Specify limits of jdk.serialProxyInterfaceLimit

- JDK-8253019: Enhanced JPEG decoding

## JDK-8254177: US/Pacific-New Zone name removed as part of tzdata2020b

Following JDK's update to tzdata2020b, the long-obsolete files pacificnew and systemv have been removed. As a result, the 'US/Pacific-New' zone name declared in the pacificnew data file is no longer available for use.

Information regarding the update can be viewed at https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/tz-announce/2020-October/000059.html

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected 1:java-1.8.0-openjdk package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 141902

File Name: fedora_2020-5708dd5b87.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/26/2020

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:fedoraproject:fedora:1:java-1.8.0-openjdk, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:33

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/26/2020

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-2020-14798, CVE-2020-14803