Azul Zulu Java OpenJDK Vulnerability (2021-04-20)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 153926


Azul Zulu Java is missing a security update.


The version of Azul Zulu installed on the remote host is prior to 6 <= (SA) / 7 <= (SA) or (CA) / 8 <= (SA) or (CA) / 11.0.0 <= 11.47.18 (SA) or 11.48.21 (CA) / 13.0.0 <= 13.39.14 (SA) or 13.40.15 (CA) / 15.0.0 <= 15.31.14 (SA) or 15.32.15 (CA) / 16.0.0 <= 16.30.20 (SA) or 16.30.19 (CA). It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the 2021-04-20 advisory.
- A vulnerability in Java SE, SE Embedded and Oracle GraalVM Enterprise Edition allows unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise the system which can result in an unauthorized creation, deletion or modification access to critical data. (CVE-2021-2161) Note:
- Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Apply the appropriate patch according to the April 2021 Azul Zulu OpenJDK Patch Update advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 153926

File Name: azul_zulu_16_30_20.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/7/2021

Updated: 11/28/2023

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-2161


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:azul:zulu

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Java

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/20/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/20/2021

Reference Information

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