IBM Java 8.0 <

medium Nessus Plugin ID 165083


IBM Java is affected a vulnerability.


The version of IBM Java installed on the remote host is prior to 8.0 < It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the IBM Security Update May 2022 advisory.

- In Eclipse Openj9 before version 0.32.0, Java 8 & 11 fail to throw the exception captured during bytecode verification when verification is triggered by a MethodHandle invocation, allowing unverified methods to be invoked using MethodHandles. (CVE-2021-41041)

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


Apply the appropriate patch according to the IBM Security Update May 2022 advisory.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 165083

File Name: ibm_java_2022_05_01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 9/14/2022

Updated: 9/14/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


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-2021-41041


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 5/1/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/27/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-41041