IBM Java 8.0 < 8.0.6.5

medium Nessus Plugin ID 160360

Synopsis

IBM Java is affected a vulnerability.

Description

The version of IBM Java installed on the remote host is prior to 8.0 < 8.0.6.5. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the IBM Security Update January 2020 advisory.

- IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Version 7.0.0.0 through 7.0.10.55, 7.1.0.0 through 7.1.4.55, and 8.0.0.0 through 8.0.6.0 could allow a local authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by DLL search order hijacking vulnerability in Microsoft Windows client. By placing a specially-crafted file in a compromised folder, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 172618. (CVE-2019-4732)

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 January 2020 advisory.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?191fb01a

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 160360

File Name: ibm_java_2020_01_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: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-4732

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:java

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Java

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/1/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/3/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-4732