Azul Zulu Java Multiple Vulnerabilities (2022-04-19)

high Nessus Plugin ID 159902


Azul Zulu OpenJDK is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Azul Zulu installed on the remote host is prior to 6 < 6.47 / 7 < / 8 < / 11 < 11.55.18 / 13 < 13.47.16 / 15 < 15.39.16 / 17 < 17.33.16 / 18 < 18.30.12. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the 2022-04-19 advisory.

- zlib before 1.2.12 allows memory corruption when deflating (i.e., when compressing) if the input has many distant matches. (CVE-2018-25032)

- xml/jaxp (CVE-2022-21426)

- core-libs/java.lang (CVE-2022-21434)

- security-libs/ (CVE-2022-21443, CVE-2022-21449, CVE-2022-21476)

- core-libs/javax.naming (CVE-2022-21496)

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


Apply the appropriate patch according to the April 2022 Azul Zulu OpenJDK Patch Update advisory.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159902

File Name: azul_zulu_18_30_12.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 4/19/2022

Updated: 11/1/2023

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21496


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21476

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:azul:zulu

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Java

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/19/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/25/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-25032, CVE-2022-21426, CVE-2022-21434, CVE-2022-21443, CVE-2022-21449, CVE-2022-21476, CVE-2022-21496