RHEL 8 : java-1.8.0-openjdk (RHSA-2021:3885)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 154324
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2021:3885 advisory.

- OpenJDK: Weak ciphers preferred over stronger ones for TLS (JSSE, 8264210) (CVE-2021-35550)

- OpenJDK: Excessive memory allocation in RTFParser (Swing, 8265167) (CVE-2021-35556)

- OpenJDK: Excessive memory allocation in RTFReader (Swing, 8265580) (CVE-2021-35559)

- OpenJDK: Excessive memory allocation in HashMap and HashSet (Utility, 8266097) (CVE-2021-35561)

- OpenJDK: Certificates with end dates too far in the future can corrupt keystore (Keytool, 8266137) (CVE-2021-35564)

- OpenJDK: Loop in HttpsServer triggered during TLS session close (JSSE, 8254967) (CVE-2021-35565)

- OpenJDK: Incorrect principal selection when using Kerberos Constrained Delegation (Libraries, 8266689) (CVE-2021-35567)

- OpenJDK: Unexpected exception raised during TLS handshake (JSSE, 8267729) (CVE-2021-35578)

- OpenJDK: Excessive memory allocation in BMPImageReader (ImageIO, 8267735) (CVE-2021-35586)

- OpenJDK: Incomplete validation of inner class references in ClassFileParser (Hotspot, 8268071) (CVE-2021-35588)

- OpenJDK: Non-constant comparison during TLS handshakes (JSSE, 8269618) (CVE-2021-35603)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/20.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/203.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/327.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/770.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/835.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/863.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35550

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35556

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35559

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35561

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35564

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35565

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35567

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35578

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35586

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35588

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-35603

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3885

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2014508

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2014515

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2014518

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2014524

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2015061

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2015308

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2015311

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2015648

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2015653

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2015658

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/2015659

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 154324

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2021-3885.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/21/2021

Updated: 10/26/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-35550

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

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:H/I:N/A:N

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-accessibility, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-javadoc-zip, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-1.8.0-openjdk-src

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/19/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-35550, CVE-2021-35556, CVE-2021-35559, CVE-2021-35561, CVE-2021-35564, CVE-2021-35565, CVE-2021-35567, CVE-2021-35578, CVE-2021-35586, CVE-2021-35588, CVE-2021-35603

RHSA: 2021:3885

CWE: 20, 203, 327, 476, 770, 835, 863