Debian DLA-2634-1 : openjdk-8 security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 149016


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the OpenJDK Java runtime, resulting in bypass of sandbox restrictions.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 8u292-b10-0+deb8u1.

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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 149016

File Name: debian_DLA-2634.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/27/2021

Updated: 12/6/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/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: 4/23/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/22/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-2161, CVE-2021-2163

CEA-ID: CEA-2021-0025