Scientific Linux Security Update : java-11-openjdk on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:1440)

high Nessus Plugin ID 160059


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-2022:1440-1 advisory.

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

- OpenJDK: Unbounded memory allocation when compiling crafted XPath expressions (JAXP, 8270504) (CVE-2022-21426)

- 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: 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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 160059

File Name: sl_20220420_java_11_openjdk_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/21/2022

Updated: 5/6/2022

Supported Sensors: 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:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-demo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-headless, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-javadoc-zip, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-jmods, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-src, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:java-11-openjdk-static-libs

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

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