Scientific Linux Security Update : java-1.8.0-openjdk on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:0306)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 157227


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SLSA-2022:0306-1 advisory.

- OpenJDK: Incomplete deserialization class filtering in ObjectInputStream (Serialization, 8264934) (CVE-2022-21248)

- OpenJDK: Insufficient URI checks in the XSLT TransformerImpl (JAXP, 8270492) (CVE-2022-21282)

- OpenJDK: Unexpected exception thrown in regex Pattern (Libraries, 8268813) (CVE-2022-21283)

- OpenJDK: Incomplete checks of StringBuffer and StringBuilder during deserialization (Libraries, 8270392) (CVE-2022-21293)

- OpenJDK: Incorrect IdentityHashMap size checks during deserialization (Libraries, 8270416) (CVE-2022-21294)

- OpenJDK: Incorrect access checks in XMLEntityManager (JAXP, 8270498) (CVE-2022-21296)

- OpenJDK: Infinite loop related to incorrect handling of newlines in XMLEntityScanner (JAXP, 8270646) (CVE-2022-21299)

- OpenJDK: Array indexing issues in LIRGenerator (Hotspot, 8272014) (CVE-2022-21305)

- OpenJDK: Excessive resource use when reading JAR manifest attributes (Libraries, 8272026) (CVE-2022-21340)

- OpenJDK: Insufficient checks when deserializing exceptions in ObjectInputStream (Serialization, 8272236) (CVE-2022-21341)

- OpenJDK: Excessive memory allocation in BMPImageReader (ImageIO, 8273756) (CVE-2022-21360)

- OpenJDK: Integer overflow in BMPImageReader (ImageIO, 8273838) (CVE-2022-21365)

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


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 157227

File Name: sl_20220127_java_1_8_0_openjdk_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/28/2022

Updated: 4/10/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21305


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, 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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/27/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-21248, CVE-2022-21282, CVE-2022-21283, CVE-2022-21293, CVE-2022-21294, CVE-2022-21296, CVE-2022-21299, CVE-2022-21305, CVE-2022-21340, CVE-2022-21341, CVE-2022-21360, CVE-2022-21365

IAVA: 2022-A-0031-S

RHSA: RHSA-2022:0306