Improper Handling

Affecting openjdk-jre package, versions [1.7.0, 1.7.0_231) || [1.8.0, 1.8.0_221) || [11.0.0, 11.0.5) || [13.0.0, 13.0.1)

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Overview

openjdk-jre is a free and open-source implementation of the Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE).

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Handling. The Kerberos implementation in the Kerberos component in OpenJDK did not properly handle proxy credentials. This could lead to the unintended use of wrong credentials and possible user impersonation.

Remediation

Upgrade openjdk-jre to version 7.0.231, 8.0.221, 11.0.5, 13.0.1 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

5.6
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    High
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2019-2949
CWE
CWE-229
Snyk ID
SNYK-UPSTREAM-OPENJDKJRE-473430
Disclosed
16 Oct, 2019
Published
16 Oct, 2019