Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.8.0-openjdk on SL7.x x86_64 (20201027)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 142014


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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142014

File Name: sl_20201027_java_1_8_0_openjdk_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/28/2020

Updated: 5/12/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.3


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 Score Source: CVE-2020-14792


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-zip, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-src, 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: 10/27/2020

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