IBM Java 7.1 < 7.1.4.80 / 8.0 < 8.0.6.25 / 11.0 < 11.0.10.0

critical Nessus Plugin ID 160354

Synopsis

IBM Java is affected a vulnerability.

Description

The version of IBM Java installed on the remote host is prior to 7.1 < 7.1.4.80 / 8.0 < 8.0.6.25 / 11.0 < 11.0.10.0. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the IBM Security Update February 2021 advisory.

- In Eclipse OpenJ9 up to and including version 0.23, there is potential for a stack-based buffer overflow when the virtual machine or JNI natives are converting from UTF-8 characters to platform encoding.
(CVE-2020-27221)

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

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the IBM Security Update February 2021 advisory.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IJ29698

http://www.nessus.org/u?60c5bfb2

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 160354

File Name: ibm_java_2021_02_01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 4/29/2022

Updated: 4/29/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-27221

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:ibm:java:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Java

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/1/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/21/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-27221