RHEL 7 : java-11-openjdk (RHSA-2022:1440)

high Nessus Plugin ID 160015


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


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2022:1440 advisory.

- Vulnerability in the Oracle Java SE, Oracle GraalVM Enterprise Edition product of Oracle Java SE (component: JAXP). Supported versions that are affected are Oracle Java SE: 7u331, 8u321, 11.0.14, 17.0.2, 18; Oracle GraalVM Enterprise Edition: 20.3.5, 21.3.1 and Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Oracle Java SE, Oracle GraalVM Enterprise Edition. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Oracle Java SE, Oracle GraalVM Enterprise Edition. Note: This vulnerability applies to Java deployments, typically in clients running sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, that load and run untrusted code (e.g., code that comes from the internet) and rely on the Java sandbox for security. This vulnerability can also be exploited by using APIs in the specified Component, e.g., through a web service which supplies data to the APIs.

- OpenJDK: Improper object-to-string conversion in AnnotationInvocationHandler (Libraries, 8277672) (CVE-2022-21434)

- OpenJDK: Missing check for negative ObjectIdentifier (Libraries, 8275151) (CVE-2022-21443)

- OpenJDK: Defective secure validation in Apache Santuario (Libraries, 8278008) (CVE-2022-21476)

- OpenJDK: URI parsing inconsistencies (JNDI, 8278972) (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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 160015

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2022-1440.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/20/2022

Updated: 5/25/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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: 6.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-21476

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-11-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-11-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-11-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-11-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-11-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-11-openjdk-javadoc-zip, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-11-openjdk-jmods, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-11-openjdk-src, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:java-11-openjdk-static-libs

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: 4/20/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/17/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-21426, CVE-2022-21434, CVE-2022-21443, CVE-2022-21476, CVE-2022-21496

CWE: 1173, 179, 191, 400, 470, 770

IAVA: 2022-A-0170-S

RHSA: 2022:1440