Amazon Linux AMI : java-1.8.0-openjdk (ALAS-2020-1461) (deprecated)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144472
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VPR Score: 3.3

Synopsis

This plugin has been deprecated.

Description

The version of tested product installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALAS-2020-1461 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded product of Oracle Java SE (component: Serialization).
Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 7u271, 8u261, 11.0.8 and 15; Java SE Embedded: 8u261.
Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE, Java SE Embedded.
Note: Applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 3.7 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L). (CVE-2020-14779)

- Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded product of Oracle Java SE (component: JNDI). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 7u271, 8u261, 11.0.8 and 15; Java SE Embedded: 8u261. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data. Note: Applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 3.7 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N). (CVE-2020-14781)

- Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded product of Oracle Java SE (component: Libraries). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 7u271, 8u261, 11.0.8 and 15; Java SE Embedded: 8u261. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data. Note: Applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 3.7 (Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N). (CVE-2020-14782, CVE-2020-14797)

- Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded product of Oracle Java SE (component: Hotspot). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 7u271, 8u261, 11.0.8 and 15; Java SE Embedded: 8u261. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized update, insert or delete access to some of Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data as well as unauthorized read access to a subset of Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data. Note: Applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.1 Base Score 4.2 (Confidentiality and Integrity impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N). (CVE-2020-14792)

- Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded product of Oracle Java SE (component: Libraries). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 7u271, 8u261, 11.0.8 and 15; Java SE Embedded: 8u261. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded. Successful attacks require human interaction from a person other than the attacker. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of Java SE, Java SE Embedded accessible data. Note: This vulnerability applies to Java deployments, typically in clients running sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, that load and run untrusted code (e.g., code that comes from the internet) and rely on the Java sandbox for security. This vulnerability does not apply to Java deployments, typically in servers, that load and run only trusted code (e.g., code installed by an administrator). CVSS 3.1 Base Score 3.1 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N). (CVE-2020-14796)

- Vulnerability in the Java SE product of Oracle Java SE (component: Libraries). Supported versions that are affected are Java SE: 11.0.8 and 15. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized read access to a subset of Java SE accessible data. Note: This vulnerability applies to Java deployments, typically in clients running sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, that load and run untrusted code (e.g., code that comes from the internet) and rely on the Java sandbox for security. This vulnerability does not apply to Java deployments, typically in servers, that load and run only trusted code (e.g., code installed by an administrator). CVSS 3.1 Base Score 5.3 (Confidentiality impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N).
(CVE-2020-14803)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

This plugin has been deprecated due to Amazon pulling the previously published advisory.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2020-1461.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14779

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14781

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14782

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14792

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14796

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14797

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14803

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144472

File Name: ala_ALAS-2020-1461.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/19/2020

Updated: 12/23/2020

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:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-zip, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-src, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/16/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/20/2020

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2020-1461